I kill is a thriller written by Giorgio Faletti. The book was translated from Italian in which it was a best seller, published in 27 editions, to English, in which it also. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of I Kill by Giorgio Faletti. Summary: First published in Italy – in Italian – in , I Kill is the debut novel from the singer/songwriter/actor/TV comedian Giorgio Faletti and.

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Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention. As the victim count mounts, so does the suspense in this fine cat-and-mouse game of skill and subtlety. Independent Publishing Group- Fiction afletti pages. Giorgio Faletti Reviewed by Kerry King 3.

I Kill: Giorgio Faletti

Bearing in mind mill I Kill is his first attempt, you ought falftti ignore the fact he has used every single one of those ingredients, meaning the upshot is a tiny bit formulaic.

With its exotic setting — Monte Carlo — crazed serial killer a man who skins off his victims’ facesan FBI agent trying to get over his own personal tragedy called in on the case, a mentally taletti twenty-two-year-old radio station staff mascot and ‘Rain Boy’ who has an amazing ear and memory for music, and a power-mad American general and his even loonier sidekick, I Kill has all the ingredients for a decent thriller.

More By and About This Author. FBI agent Frank Ottobre is recovering in Monaco from his wife’s death by visiting his friend police commissioner Nicolas Hulot when the first deaths occur, of an American race car driver and the celebrated driver’s chess champion girlfriend.


Views Read Edit View history. Some reviews have suggested that perhaps European readers are used to sissy criminals which gives some credence to the argument that, like the Americans, we are probably falegti by the de-facto element of the violence presented to us in our visual entertainment choices these goirgio. So where were we? Also, should you be inclined to believe everything that you read, he is, apparently — or at least according to Corriere della Serrathe biggest selling newspaper in Italy, the best living Italian writer.

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Just send us an email and we’ll put the best up on the site. The novel does offer short scenes from the no-name “I am one and no one”, as he likes to saybut only offers hints as to why he’s doing these terrible things. I Kill Giorgio Faletti No preview available – From inside the book. Maybe European readers are used to sissy-criminal characters, but anyone hardened by typical American crime fiction would surely be far more astonished by suspects who start blubbering when confronted by this — or even much worse.

A detective and an FBI agent embark upon the most harrowing case of giorguo careers as they attempt to track down an enigmatic killer in this relentlessly suspenseful thriller. Confronted with the evidence, he was about as emotional as an iceberg.

This may have something to do with the translation — no translator is credited in the book, with there only a baffling reference to a four-person: This article about a young adult novel of the s is a stub. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The overkill of thriller elements and twists quickly becomes ridiculousthough by the time a character reveals that the boy with her is not just her son, “But he’s also my brother”, well, one can just laugh. Unfortunately, much of the writing is far below average pulp-thriller norms, making for an almost mill slog.


I Kill Giorgio Faletti, Gorgio. Frankly, if you are a fan of the more American styled hunt-’em-down serial killer novel, you will find I Kill a bit diluted.

The killer announces his heinous acts in advance with desperate phone calls and ties his crimes together with songs that point to his victims; he then mutilates them and removes their faces. Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references Articles with topics of unclear notability from March All articles with topics of unclear notability Gorgio articles with topics of unclear notability Orphaned articles from December All orphaned articles Articles with multiple maintenance issues Books with missing cover All stub articles.

Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources. Retrieved from ” https: But since I can’t think of any other living Italian writers, it might be a bit like saying the Pope l the mill living ordained Pope.

I Kill – Giorgio Faletti

Categories Fiction Non-fiction Children’s books Authors. The complete review ‘s Review:. Firstly, you should know that Giorgio Faletti seems to have had a job for every decade of his life. Sure there’s some fun in the hunt, as the book moves between some admittedly creative and shocking murders and the police slowly putting the pieces together, but most of it feels arbitrary and the unrealistic elements soon get out of hand.