The Prince: A Novel

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The Prince is a tale that starts with a bloody massacre perpetrated by the Sicilan police in search of a bandit and the cover-up that ensues. The story alternates between 1920-1921 and 1938-1945. The action shifts from a Fascist Italy to New York City and back again, detailing the exploits of the title character, Prince Ferdinando Licata. Licata’s power is obvious, his charisma omnipresent. The Prince is about Licata and fellow villager Saro Ragusa, their love of their countrymen and their hatred of Fascism. Their fight against the powers that be leads to a forced exile in New York and their struggle to stay alive amongst the Mafia and prevalent gangs.

Bruschini’s tale is vivid, his protagonists compelling, his antagonists just as much. His is a tale of power, love, revenge and survival. A book that is destined to be timeless.

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Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 448 pages
Publisher Atria Books
Publish Date 2015-Mar-10
ISBN 9781451687194 Buy this Book
Issue June 2015
Category Mystery, Crime, Thriller


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