Let's read: Io non ho paura by Niccolò Ammaniti

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Re: Let's read: Io non ho paura by Niccolò Ammaniti

Postby Spoonary » Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:26 pm

Brilliant! I'm looking forward to hearing what you think of the audiobook. I imagine it adds a whole new level of authenticity to the narrative. :)

I'm settling down to read for a good half hour now, before cracking on with some overdue chores, and I'm really apprehensive about what might happen next :?
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Postby Spoonary » Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:46 pm

Ok, this book is making me feel somewhat uncomfortable and I actually got quite emotional at one point. :cry: Anyone else?

I just finished chapter 5 so I'm on page 130.
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Re: Let's read: Io non ho paura by Niccolò Ammaniti

Postby Stelle » Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:01 am

I'm only at chapter four. But you're making me nervous.
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Postby Spoonary » Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:38 pm

Stelle wrote:I'm only at chapter four. But you're making me nervous.

Sorry Stelle! :oops: It could just be me being oversensitive. Let me know what you think when you've finished that chapter.
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Re: Let's read: Io non ho paura by Niccolò Ammaniti

Postby shandra » Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:28 am

Non abbiate paura! :)
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Re: Let's read: Io non ho paura by Niccolò Ammaniti

Postby treblezen » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:32 am

Ho appena cominciato a leggerlo (e anche sono nuova qui)!
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Re: Let's read: Io non ho paura by Niccolò Ammaniti

Postby Spoonary » Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:35 pm

treblezen wrote:Ho appena cominciato a leggerlo (e anche sono nuova qui)!

Benvenuta! Mi fa piacere vedere una faccia nuova qui, e vedere una nuova persona che impara l'italiano mi fa ancor più piacere :)
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Re: Let's read: Io non ho paura by Niccolò Ammaniti

Postby Spoonary » Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:55 am

Yesterday, when my internet stopped working in the late afternoon, I picked up my book and plowed through chapters 6, 7 and 8. Well, things were getting exciting and I just couldn't stop... :roll:

SPOILERS!!
There were more parts that made me feel uncomfortable, of course, but I've kinda come to expect them now. Seriously, anything to do with the insanity of Filippo (who is 9 years old!), probably caused by il vecchio etc. makes my blood boil. And Felice! Boy did he get what was coming to him after how he treated Michele. :evil:
End of spoilers

There was a bit in chapter 8 that really confused me. On page 183, Michele had decided that he was going to do something and he was riding on his bike. Then, on page 184, he was playing with his friends and there was no bike. I actually thought it was a printing error so can you tell me if you all have that issue too please? :lol:
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Re: Let's read: Io non ho paura by Niccolò Ammaniti

Postby Spoonary » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:53 pm

Well, I have just read the last page and finished Io non ho paura. I can't wait to discuss the ending with you all :cry:
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Re: Let's read: Io non ho paura by Niccolò Ammaniti

Postby dampingwire » Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:08 am

Spoonary wrote:There was a bit in chapter 8 that really confused me. On page 183, Michele had decided that he was going to do something and he was riding on his bike. Then, on page 184, he was playing with his friends and there was no bike. I actually thought it was a printing error so can you tell me if you all have that issue too please? :lol:


I read this maybe 10 years ago and I don't remember anything giving me pause for thought in that way - then again I do sometimes miss a detail or two :-)

Sadly Oxford Central library (which is where I got the book) is effectively out of commission until late October, so I can't just grab it again and have a read. The online catalogue does suggest it is available at another local library that is about the same distance away, so maybe I can point my bike that way this Saturday ... assuming no-one else pipes up before then ...
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