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Zero Zero Zero Roberto Saviano

Zero Zero Zero By Roberto Saviano

Zero Zero Zero by Roberto Saviano


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Summary

An expose of dirty money and the drug trade that reveals how they are at the heart of our lives, our economy, and our world.

Zero Zero Zero Summary

Zero Zero Zero by Roberto Saviano

From the international bestselling auhor of Gomorrah, this searing expose of dirty money and the drug trade reveals how they are at the heart of our lives, our economy, and our world.

'The most important book of the year ... Here it is, laid bare: cartel as corporation, corporation as cartel; cocaine as pure capitalism ... Saviano realises the brutal truth: that to understand narco-traffic is to understand the modern world ... it is revolutionary' Ed Vulliamy, Observer

'A dense, dazzling, dizzying narrative about the terrifying violence of the cocaine trade, but also the vast, unassailable reach of it' Rose George, Independent

'A tremendously gripping work of reportage' Ian Thomson, Evening Standard

'Italy's bravest investigative writer ... must-read nonfiction' GQ

'Impassioned, remarkable' Misha Glenny, Financial Times

'After reading Saviano, it becomes impossible to see Italy, and the global market, in the same way again' The New York Times

Zero Zero Zero Reviews

The most important book of the year ... Here it is, laid bare: cartel as corporation, corporation as cartel; cocaine as pure capitalism ... Saviano realises the brutal truth: that to understand narco-traffic is to understand the modern world ... it is revolutionary -- Ed Vulliamy * Observer *
Impassioned . . . a literary style that switches from vivid descriptions of human depravity to a philosophical consideration of the meaning of violence in the modern world. -- Misha Glenny * Financial Times *
Vivid . . . lands a resounding thump to the solar plexus * Economist *
A powerful work of reportage . . . it goes to the heart of the financial sector's dependence on drug capital and its depredations -- Ian Thomson * Telegraph *
After reading Saviano, it becomes impossible to see Italy, and the global market, in the same way again. * The New York Times *
Saviano is a blazingly vivid and courageous writer. * Independent *
Saviano has an astonishing ability to write luminously yet subtly about terrible things. * Le Parisien *
A national hero. * Umberto Eco *
Brave and passionate * Guardian *
Saviano should be commended for his bravery, and supported by all who share his revulsion. * Observer *

About Roberto Saviano

Roberto Saviano is an Italian journalist and the author of several books including Zero Zero Zero and the international bestseller Gomorrah, which has sold over ten million copies in fifty languages worldwide. He has been living under police protection since October 2006, following threats received from the criminal organizations that he denounced. In November 2008 Saviano was invited by the Nobel Committee in Stockholm to give a lecture on 'Freedom of Speech and Lawless Violence'.

Additional information

GOR007674112
9781846147708
1846147700
Zero Zero Zero by Roberto Saviano
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2016-06-02
448
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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