‘God Help the Child’, and the adults too in order to remember to be adult

There are novels whose language tells the secret untold story between the lines. ‘God Help the Child’ is undoubtedly one of these. With her language clear and direct, Toni Morrison tells us about the unknown feelings of the protagonists, but also the never expressed ones of the readers. I t is not the kind of story you can read without being intimately overwhelmed because it … Continua a leggere ‘God Help the Child’, and the adults too in order to remember to be adult

Children

I can’t stop thinking about children. I can’t stop thinking about children’s stolen innocence. I can’t stop thinking about children’s questioning look. I ask myself if they understand we are denying them to live free, to know and experience their story. I ask myself to which point of resistance can we lead them before realizing we are destroying them, those we should love the most. … Continua a leggere Children

“Il racconto dell’isola sconosciuta”, a place alive

‘Il racconto dell’isola sconosciuta’ is a very short story (about 24 pages plus the maps) where you can find the world… your own world. Since the first lines José Saramago wants us to cope with real and unreal, the result is a surreal dream which becomes true. It seems an appeal not to look for banality, but to undertake a mysterious travel in search of … Continua a leggere “Il racconto dell’isola sconosciuta”, a place alive