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The Legend of the Holy  Drinker
Joseph Roth, Pablo Auladell
The Legend of the Holy Drinker

The Legend of the Holy Drinker, a novella by Joseph Roth, was published in 1939, shortly after the author’s death. It tells the story of Andreas Kartak, an alcoholic vagrant of Polish origin, who one day receives the generous gift of two hundred francs from a stranger.

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El Senor de las Moscas
William Golding
El Senor de las Moscas

Published in 1954, Lord of the Flies is the first and most important novel of the British author William Golding. A group of boys, the sole survivors of a plane accident, are forced to survive on a desert island. A disturbing moral fable that exposes its characters to situations of extreme isolation, both psychological and spiritual.

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In Nomine Diaboli
Monika Küble
In Nomine Diaboli

Ottobre 1414. Migliaia di persone affluiscono al concilio di Costanza: re e papi, cardinali, vescovi, artigiani, giullari e meretrici. Ma una serie inquietante di omicidi offusca il concilio ecclesiastico: un uomo viene trovato impiccato, un altro avvelenato, e una donna precipita dal muro della città. I cittadini, a contatto con le incomprese complicazioni diplomatiche e religiose del concilio che permea la vita della città, credono sia l’opera del diavolo...

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La peste escarlata
Jack London, Luis Scafati
La peste escarlata

In 2013 in a world dominated by the Board of Industry Tycoons a plague breaks out destroying rapidly the whole human race.
Sixty years after California is a post-apocalyptic scenario where people have returned to the Stone Age. After the daily hunting, around a fire, an old man, one of the few survivors (who had belived for a long time to be the only), tells a group of wild boys (grandchildren of other suvivors) how the old civilization fell through...

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Assassinio nel giardino di Socrate
Sascha Berst-Frediani
Assassinio nel giardino di Socrate

A detective story taking place in ancient Greece in 404 B.C., when Athens has already trespassed the zenith of its civil magnificence and power and an ominous war against Sparta threatens to burst. If that happened, Athens would have to face two enemies: Sparta, and the wealthy Athenians who hate democracy and hope that a war defeating democratic Athens could restore their power.

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