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Who Is Lou Sciortino?: A Novel About Murder, the Movies, and Mafia Family Values

Who Is Lou Sciortino A Novel About Murder the Movies and Mafia Family Values Ottavio Cappellani s wildly entertaining Mafia comedy takes us into the unhinged world of a family that makes the Sopranos look like the Waltons As blood red as a good bottle of Sicilian wine Who Is

Ottavio Cappellani s wildly entertaining Mafia comedy takes us into the unhinged world of a family that makes the Sopranos look like the Waltons As blood red as a good bottle of Sicilian wine, Who Is Lou Sciortino is an exhilarating debut from one of Italy s brightest young talents.Growing up on the streets of New York, young Lou Sciortino learned many lessons from his gOttavio Cappellani s wildly entertaining Mafia comedy takes us into the unhinged world of a family that makes the Sopranos look like the Waltons As blood red as a good bottle of Sicilian wine, Who Is Lou Sciortino is an exhilarating debut from one of Italy s brightest young talents.Growing up on the streets of New York, young Lou Sciortino learned many lessons from his grandfather, Don Lou that whiners are fools that in order to get respect from other people, you sometimes have to whack a guy and that the movie business is a perfect place to make dirty money clean So when young Lou is set up as the head of Starship Pictures, everybody s happy That is, until the day a rival Mafia family plants a bomb in their offices Nobody s happy after that, especially not Don Lou, who decides to send his grandson to Sicily to stay out of danger after all, a really nice, decent person like Lou just doesn t take part in Mafia warfare.Not long after young Lou goes to work for Uncle Sal Scali a hapless Mafia boss from Catania who can t even keep the peace in his own neighborhood a cop is killed during a routine robbery and young Lou is chosen to bring the situation under control But there s someone else Sal has to reckon with Lou s grandfather Don Lou doesn t like the way things are shaping up in Sicily, and decides it s time he paid one last visit to the old country That s when the bullets really start to fly.

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  1. Ottavio Cappellani says:
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Comment 966 on “Who Is Lou Sciortino?: A Novel About Murder, the Movies, and Mafia Family Values

  1. Pvw says:
    Ottavio Cappellani seems to me like a rich Italian fils papa who spends his time going to clubs, playing the guitar in a rockband and hanging out with flattery friends on some terrace And one day, he got the idea Hey, maybe I could also write a novel Being Sicilian, he doesn t take any chances and chooses the topic that is most likely to sell, being the mafia.The style is awfully ugly, the plot is so nonexistently chaotic that I won t even try to summarize it And like all very poor writers, the [...]

  2. Michael says:
    Since so few contemporary novels are translated into English I have to wonder why this one was chosen My only guess is that the publisher sought to capitalize on the Sopranos popularity.The title Who is Lou Sciortino is apt because by the end of the book the reader doesn t have a clear idea Like many of the characters he is a two dimensional stereotype of a young mafia hood.Some one for some reason wants to take him and his grandpa, Don Lou, down But who and why You will never know There were a [...]

  3. Jane Wynne says:
    Very confusing with lots of characters, but I stuck with it thinking it would all come together I was just as confused by the end The humour was good but Who is Lou Sciortino I have no idea.

  4. Kin says:
    Divertente Ma ci dice anche che ogni mafia si basa su ignoranza e senso di appartenenza la famigghia e che gli snob come dice Zu Sal non vogliono proprio capire e vanno astutati

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