SACRO AMOR PROFANO
(SACRED PROFANE LOVE)
Literary & General
Ludovica San Guedoro
Lodovica San Guedoro, an author of novels, short stories, dramas, and comedies, emerges from the vibrant city of Naples to Sicilian parents. Her journey takes her from the tumultuous student protests in Rome to the forefront of the ultra-feminist movement. At the brink of her twenties, she sets her sights on Paris, where her destiny as a writer takes root. Delving into philosophical studies with an aesthetic focus she lays the groundwork for her literary endeavours. In 2006, alongside the German...
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The dimension of love, explored in every evolutionary stage, from the comfort of a budding sentiment to the bitter disenchantment of those who have seen too many roses wither, is the subject of inquiry in this collection of stories. The author's pen paints with delicate acumen and refined irony characters sometimes playful, sometimes majestic, placing them within distant atmospheres, from Neapolitan melancholy to the charm of European metropolises, dragging the reader, between creative dizziness and peaks of rationality, on a journey into the depths of undisciplined emotions, where the boundary between art and life is lost. Brief intense stories that unveil the sentimental poetry of Lodovica San Guedoro in all its clarity.
• "Io, finalmente al Premio Strega con un editore italiano" - Gianmarco Di Biase for Corriere del Mezzogiorno • "Raffinato e irriverente. “SACRO AMOR PROFANO” di Lodovica San Guedoro" - Ivana Margarese for Morel - Voci dall'isola • "Intervista a Lodovica San Guedoro" Gianluca Massimini for Postfazioni • "Sacro Amor Profano di Lodovica San Guedoro" Jessica Dichiara for Les Fleurs du Mal • "Sacro Amor Profano di Lodovica San Guedoro" Quarta Parete "Passione e Nostalgia: Storie di Sentimenti senza Tempo" Franco Manzoni for Corriere della Sera