2032. An independent, racist state, carved out of northern Italy. Economic meltdown. A slide into bloody chaos. A man with a mission: to save the two children of his closest friends. At what risk? At what price? Will it be enough? And who is the mysterious female go-between with the sensuous lips and steely eyes? Introducing Daria Rigoletti, the the contract killer desperate to renounce violence in "Goodbye, Padania", to which "Breakaway" is the prequel. Dark Future, good reading.
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About the Author
Bryan Murphy is a man of Kent, though he comes from a long line of Irish peasants. He has worked as a fruit-picker, kitchen hand, road-sweeper, bar-tender, wages clerk, teacher of English as a foreign language, translator and copy-editor. He recently retired from a job within the United Nations system, and now concentrates on his own words, as a writer and an actor. He divides his time among England, Italy, the wider world and cyberspace.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
If you like Italy, you'll find this vision of its future rather shocking. The author sees it divided, with what is now the rich part destroying itself in an orgy of xenophobia and violence. A brief, cautionary tale, well told.