Donato Carrisi is the author of eleven international bestselling novels, all published in Italy by Longanesi. His first novel Il suggeritore (The Whisperer) was published in 2009 and won several major prizes including Italy’s prestigious Bancarella prize. He is published in the UK by Little Brown and his novels have been translated into over thirty languages. He also writes regularly for Corriere della sera.
Carrisi wrote and presented the Saturday evening prime-time TV programme ‘The Sixth Sense’ on Rai 3. His novel La ragazza nella nebbia (The Girl in the Fog) was turned into a major international film, starring Toni Servillo and Jean Reno and it won the David di Donatello Prize for Best Debut Director 2018. L’uomo del labirinto (Into the Labyrinth), starring Toni Servillo and Dustin Hoffman was released in October 2019. His latest standalone thriller Io sono l’abisso (I am the abyss), published in November 2020, went straight to n.1 in the Italian charts.
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