Today at EasyReaders.Org we’ve published a NEW Italian easy reader!
It’s Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto, which has got to be one of the longest ebook titles ever!
However, lengthy moniker or not, the 1970 political thriller on which our ‘easy reader’ is based was a massive success for director Elio Petri, winning many prizes, including that year’s Oscar for the best movie in a foreign language.
The story takes place in Rome in the summer of 1969, at what would be the beginning of Italy’s ‘years of lead’. It reflects on the power of the apparatus of the state, and the roles played by those who worked within it or rebelled against it.
The unnamed protagonist, a senior police officer and head of the homicide squad, murders his lover but then immediately sets out to leave as many clues as possible…
There’s a free sample chapter (.pdf) to download, so you can check the level and format is suitable and listen to the online audio (look for the link at the top of Chapter 1.)
From next week Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto will be priced at £7.99 in our online shop.
But this first week, it’s 25% less – at just £5.99!
It’s 2019! And so the perfect moment for building new, positive language-learning habits!
Just to check then, have you listened to today’s FREE edition of Easy Italian News?
Each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday you can get simplified Italian-language news stories directly in your inbox – that’s eight or so brief articles along with an online audio recording to listen to as often as you like!