The Temptation to Be Happy

The Temptation to Be Happy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786073525
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication date: 10/09/2018
Edition description: Translatio
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 286,428
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lorenzo Marone was born in 1974. Originally trained as a lawyer, he gave up his career to follow his passion for writing. His first novel, The Temptation to Be Happy, is a major bestseller in Italy. It has been translated into fifteen languages and was used as the inspiration for a film released in Italy in April 2017. Lorenzo Marone lives in Naples with his wife and son.


Shaun Whiteside’s translations from Italian include books by Tiziano Scarpa, Paolo Giordano, Melissa Panarello and Luther Blissett/Wu Ming Collective. He lives in London.

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