Book Review: Life Is Short and Then you Die edited by Kelley ArmstrongRampant suspicion is the reason Italians love the dinner-party game of dietrologia X-Files-style conspiracy-theorising , in which participants try to out-trump each other with paranoid ideas about the country's terrorism, its fascism and the links between the two. The reason for that Italianate suspicion is that there is so much food for thought. The country seems to have an unlimited supply of real-life thrillers, called gialli or "yellows" because thrillers are published with yellow bindings. Each time a new "illustrious corpse" is unearthed, suspicions soar once more, the conspiracy-theorists go to work, and it's impossible for an observer to understand quite what is reality and what fantasy. All of which makes Italy the perfect backdrop for noir detective fiction. The private eye isn't just chasing the criminals; in all probability, the criminals - who may be his superiors or his politicians - are themselves on his tail. It's arguable that many of the best Italian writers of the 20th century Silone, Sciascia, even Gadda used that sophisticated, bewildering "yellow" genre: events happen without explanation, so that the reader is never sure of the moral identities of characters or of the reach of their power.
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