Cristina Cassar Scalia new book “The Saint’s Chariot”

Cristina Cassar Scalia, 45, from Noto, lives in Laci Castello, Catania. “La Carosa della Santa” is the sixth novel starring Assistant Commissioner Vanina Guarci, forty, a bit grumpy and in her career. Which could soon land on the small screen in a TV series (Photo: Amika).

As you know, the police world is mainly populated by men, but the assistant supervisor (you can also understand this from the masculine name of the role) jurassic faninathe hero of the story Saint’s Chariot , the sixth novel in the series, has made quite a bit of a career. Thanks to Cristina Cassar Scalia, inventor of the paper policeman. “As a yellow enthusiast, I built my ideal, daring personality, without the difficulties of the genre,” the writer, who was born in Noto in 1977, and currently lives with her husband in Aci Castello, near Catania, where she plays the activity of an ophthalmologist (writing is A passion that always finds time for it).

& amp;  # 8220;  The carriage of the Saint & amp;  # 8221;  St. Chariot  # 8221;  (Einaudi Stile Libero) is the sixth novel by Cristina Cassar Scalia, an ophthalmologist on loan to write, and stars assistant principal Vanina Guarci.  This could soon land on the small screen in a TV series.

“La carrozza della Santa” (Einaudi Stile Libero) is the sixth novel by Cristina Cassar Scalia, an ophthalmologist on loan to write, starring assistant deputy Vanina Guarci. This could soon land on the small screen in a TV series.

Fanina is ready to land on TV

Determined and a little angry (probably soon also on TV), the forty-year-old Vanina must find out about the stabbing of the man found dead in Catania in one of the eighteenth-century carriages kept in the town hall (called the senate) during the feast of Saint Agata. Participating in the investigation are all of his loyal Pattani and his team, the retired commissioner, who uses post-shave language and dialect excessively. While from time to time she is called to Palermo by the events of the past and the heart.

Catania in winter, why? My novels are happening within a month of each other and I want to keep up. the first, black sand It was set in September, and with that we arrived in February. Next, I am happy to show you the winter side of Sicily. Most people think that there is a moderate temperature, while on the slopes of Etna it is cool.

The mafia returns in every episode. It is important that even an entertaining book motivates us to remember the bloody massacres of 92. I was 15 and I was very impressed. I wanted to give Vanina my past as the daughter of a mafia victim, who saw her father being murdered as a teenager.

Police stations attend more than hospitals

Catania and Palermo are always in opposition. Catania is the city where I live, Palermo is the place I love, and the novel is an excuse to tell. For Vanina, as for many Palermitannis, living in Catania means feeling good, but ultimately feeling good there. There are many Sicilian, Western, Eastern, Etna. I like to show the differences, even in language and food.

Your inspiration for crime? I have a database with news cases and my reading background: Arthur Conan DoyleAnd the Agatha ChristieAnd the Leonardo SciaciaAnd the Giorgio SerpanenkoAnd the George SimonAnd the Fruttero & LucentiniAnd the Andrea Camilleri, common sense. Then he tortured the commissioners, the police officers, the magistrate’s friend, and the coroner. They say I go to police stations more than hospitals.

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