Giorgio Scerbanenco: I milanesi ammazzano il sabato (1271 words)


I milanesi ammazzano al sabato [Milanese Kill on Saturdays], published in 1969, was the last novel of Scerbanenco’s crime series that sees Duca Lamberti as a protagonist. Published initially by Garzanti, the series includes three other novels also set in Milan: Venere privata [A Private Venus, 1966], Traditori di tutti [Traitors to All, 1966], and I ragazzi del massacro iThe Boys of the Massacre, 1968]. Traditori di tutti earned him the French Grand Prix de la littérature policière (Supreme Award for crime fiction) in 1968. With this series, the Ukrainian-born author finally achieved the success he had been longing for since his debut, although his …

Citation: Seno, Cosetta. "I milanesi ammazzano il sabato". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 29 December 2020 [, accessed 04 August 2021.]

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