Books: ‘Nobody’s children’ in the Sicily of malfeasance

(ANSA) – PALERMO, 02 JAN – Sicily from the 1960s to the 1990s, seen through the eyes of a group of young people, is the protagonist of Salvatore Curtò’s novel, “Nobody’s Children”, Siciliano Editore. The book, between laughter and pain, tells the story of malfeasance, bad politics, bad health and the mafia and has as its protagonists a group of extremely poor but honest boys, who have made inroads into society by challenging the rules and criminal models, taken on loan even from the unsuspecting.

These “children of no one” fight against evil with their bare hands.

In the story there are two Totò: one is called Riina and the other Messina. Riina decides who should die, Messina strives to save the life of anyone who asks for his help. .