Join us

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Newsletter

Fabio Bartolomei

We Are Family

Cover: We Are Family - Fabio Bartolomei

Fabio Bartolomei

We Are Family

2019, pp. 320, Paperback
ISBN: 9781609455033
Translated by: Antony Shugaar
Region: Italy
Available as ebook Available as ebook Available as ebook
$ 18.00

The book

Al Santamaria is a child prodigy, maybe a genius. It is not out of the realm of possibility that he, alone, will save the human race. But first, he has to solve a far more urgent problem: finding a home for his family.

He exists, like many kids, in a realm located somewhere between reality and fantasy, enjoying time with imaginary friends and wielding his magical powers. He has a wonderful relationship with his father, Mario Elvis, and his mother, Agnese, and he’s convinced he has the best family in the world.

But life isn’t all roses for the Santamaria family. They are typical of many Italian families today, whose existences seem suspended between conflicting impulses: on the one hand, delusions of grandeur and immoderate ambition, and on the other nostalgia for a past golden age and the secret wish that somebody, anybody, will come to their rescue. Big dreams, it appears, exist to be crushed.

But Al is not about to give up. He lives in a marvelous world of his own. He has the energy, imagination, and unselfconscious talents of a child. And, although he doesn’t know it yet, he is going to remain a child his entire life.

The author

Fabio Bartolomei
Fabio Bartolomei works in advertising and lives in Rome. Alfa Romeo 1300 and Other Miracles is his first novel.

Press

From the same country

  • Cover: Winter Swallows - Maurizio de Giovanni

    Maurizio de Giovanni

    Winter Swallows

    2023, pp. 384, $ 18.00
    The tenth Commissario Ricciardi Neapolitan mystery is “endlessly surprising… a delicate balancing act between love and pain, horror and beauty.”...
  • Cover: Bread - Maurizio de Giovanni

    Maurizio de Giovanni

    Bread

    2022, pp. 352, $ 18.00
    In the fifth installment in Maurizio de Giovanni’s bestselling series, the Bastards of Pizzofalcone face their hardest challenge yet: will they...
  • Cover: The Missing Word - Concita De Gregorio

    Concita De Gregorio

    The Missing Word

    2022, pp. 112, $ 16.00
    Irina’s life with her husband and her twin daughters is orderly. An Italian living in Switzerland, she works as a lawyer. One day, something breaks.
  • Cover: Starting from Scratch - Andrea Marcolongo

    Andrea Marcolongo

    Starting from Scratch

    2022, pp. 224, $ 17.95
    From the international best-selling author of The Ingenious Language, a meditation on resistance and renewal that is at once a fascinating portrait...
  • Cover: A Sister's Story - Donatella Di Pietrantonio

    Donatella Di Pietrantonio

    A Sister's Story

    2022, pp. 176, $ 17.00
    From the internationally acclaimed author of A Girl Returned, a spellbinding story about family, memory, love, and the relationships that define...
  • Cover: In the Margins: On the Pleasures of Reading and Writing - Elena Ferrante

    Elena Ferrante

    In the Margins: On the Pleasures of Reading and Writing

    2022, pp. , $ 20.00
    Four essays on writing and reading by the internationally bestselling author of My Brilliant Friend and The Lying Life of Adults.

More suggestions

  • Cover: Lambda - David Musgrave

    David Musgrave

    Lambda

    2022, pp. 256, $ 18.00
    Whoever the lambdas might be, and wherever they really come from, they’re already here among us.
  • Cover: The Missing Word - Concita De Gregorio

    Concita De Gregorio

    The Missing Word

    2022, pp. 112, $ 16.00
    Irina’s life with her husband and her twin daughters is orderly. An Italian living in Switzerland, she works as a lawyer. One day, something breaks.
  • Cover: Belle Greene - Alexandra Lapierre

    Alexandra Lapierre

    Belle Greene

    2022, pp. 496, $ 28.00
    Based on the true story of Belle da Costa Greene, a woman who defied all odds to carve out a destiny of her own choosing, this is a richly imagined...
  • Cover: Three - Valérie Perrin

    Valérie Perrin

    Three

    2022, pp. 512, $ 28.00
    From the international bestselling author of Fresh Water for Flowers, a masterly crafted and suspenseful story about the ties between friends...
  • Cover: The Long Corner - Alexander Maksik

    Alexander Maksik

    The Long Corner

    2022, pp. 288, $ 27.00
    A bold novel about ambition, grief, creativity, beauty, and existential emptiness that retraces the arc of American life and culture in the first...
  • Cover: All the Lovers in the Night - Mieko Kawakami

    Mieko Kawakami

    All the Lovers in the Night

    2022, pp. 224, $ 28.00
    Bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs Mieko Kawakami invites readers back into her immediately recognizable fictional world with this new, extraordinary...

Join Our Newsletter and receive a FREE eBook!

Stay updated on Europa’s forthcoming releases, author tours and major news.

Are you a bookseller? Click here!

X