The Goodbye Kiss

The Goodbye Kiss

By Massimo Carlotto; Lawrence Venuti (Translator)

Europa Editions, Paperback, 9781933372051, 144pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2006

"The best living Italian crime writer."-"Il Manifesto"
An unscrupulous womanizer, as devoid of morals now as he once was full of idealistic fervor, returns to Italy, where he is wanted for a series of crimes. To earn himself the guise of respectability, he is willing to go as far as murder.

About the Author
Massimo Carlotto's first book, an autobiographical novel entitled The Fugitive, deals with his time on the run in Latin America. Carlotto is one of the most important exponents of the Mediterranean Noir novel and has been called an Italian James Ellroy.