It was 2005, when Tommaso and Sante Avagliano gave life to Marlin Editore, the publishing house whose name pays tribute to the mythical swordfish that Hemingway loved to fish off Cuba.

The passion for history and the interest in preserving the memory of events and characters that have left their mark, push Tommaso and Sante Avagliano to focus their attention on fiction inspired by the historical local and non-local past and mehistorical non-fiction, addressing  to an audience that loves reading good stories and is also interested in knowing the historical-social context in which past events took place.

Assortimento di libri

TITLES

TWO HUNDRED STORMY DAYS (Duecento Giorni di Tempesta)

Genre:

Literary & General

Author:

Simona Moraci

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An intriguing love triangle among Sonia, Stefano and Andrea in a Sicilian seaside town in the hands of crime. All three are teachers in a school where the pupils' violent refusal of any rule and discipline dominates.

THE ABSENT'S PLACE

Genre:

Literary & General

Author:

Francesco Puccio

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Shortlisted for the Premio Costadamalfilibri 2021

What if the place that has always been ours, that place next to the one we love, would end up being taken by someone else?
Absence hovers on each page of this book like a fog that gradually clears, disappearing at the end, timed by the writing of a subtlety becoming to fragile things.

A Life's Words

DAILY ALPHABET

Genre:

Biography & Memoirs

Author:

Dacia Maraini

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Sharing Maraini's innermost thoughts and soul motions, this book gives food to thought.

THE AMERICAN

Genre:

Literary & General

Author:

Giuseppe Foscari

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A novel that deals with the burning issue of return emigration

SARACEN BLACK

Genre:

Historical Fiction

Author:

Alessandro Luciano

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A famous abbey at the source of the Volturno, an unscrupulous bishop, a bloodthirsty Saracen horde, a real event -the Arab sack of S. Vincenzo al Volturno in 881-, make the reader breathe an air of monastic spirituality soon overcome by the climate of tension that gripped central-southern Italy in the 9th century.

THE CASTRATO'S SONG

Genre:

Historical Fiction

Author:

Giovanna Mozzillo

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In a magical and disturbing Baroque Naples, two strong and rebellious women conquer their right to love at a very high price.
This novel tells the story of a double, if troubled, conquest of awareness.

Ascent to Darkness

RVH

Genre:

Fantasy & Sci-Fi

Author:

Lucia Guglielminetti

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Present day.Raistan Van Hoeck tells the story of his life. He was born in Holland in 1677. He is a vampire, created by the Irish vampire Shibeen, who accompanied him as a friend and lover for the first three centuries of ...