His seemingly limpid prose contains murky depths.
(Malcolm Forbes, The Herald, 02/02/2020)

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For a book that seems on the outside a grim prospect, Snow, Dog, Foot is very funny indeed.
(Charlie Connelly, The New European, 13 February 2020)

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Snow, Dog, Foot is the oblivion of the alps seen through the eyes of Italian hermit Adelmo Farandola
(Deirdre Falvey, The Irish Times, 30/01/2020)

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Though tiny, the novel explores many themes and offers many laughs.
(Nic Bottomley, Bath Life 411)

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Snow, Dog, Foot is an absolute delight.
(Will Hearth, Boos and Bao)

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Darkly comic little gem.
(Julie, Bookstoker)

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A charmingly told story where the setting is a character in its own right.
(TripFiction; TripFiction)

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Unpredictable, clever and atmospheric.
(The Bobosphere, The Bobsphere)

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A wonderfully surprising story that would do well in a film.
(Winstonsdad, Winstonsdad’s Blog)

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A black comedy about a hermit in the Italian Alps.
(Rebecca Foster, Bookish Beck)

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In fact, this seems to have been exactly the trap Moradini sets for the reader, presenting us with a lovable eccentric only to slowly reveal the horror within.
(1Streading’s Blog)

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It’s dark, touching, tragic, funny and heartbreaking and for a book of only 120 pages it really packs a punch and will stay with me for quite some time.
(Books and Me!)

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A funny, sad, short book.
(Yan, Tom’s Book List)

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It is a book that is part humane, part deranged, and part thrilling.
(The Hungry Reader, Of Books and Reading)

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Snow, Dog, Foot is a charming, tragi-comic tale that I can recommend unreservedly.
(Imogen Gladman, Truly Global Culture Review)

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It is bleak, funny and tragic.
(Caroline Lodge, Book Word)

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The book grows ever more poignant as the layers of perception peel away and we understand what’s happening.
(David Hebblethwaite, David’s Book World)

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A rare five stars from me.
(Anne Goodwin, Annecdotal)

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The whole novel is exquisitely written, superbly translated.
(Danielle, The Reading Closet)

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I enjoyed the voice created with its intriguing moodiness, and the changing relationship between man and dog. While unsentimental and at times brutal, this is a tale that packs an emotional punch.
(Never Imitate)

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A considered, impacting story, it is easy to see why this has been a best seller in the author’s native Italy.
(From First Page to Last)

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The final image isn’t one which is easily forgotten.
(Our Book Reviews Online)

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Does the a bit of adventure and a whole lot of suspense sound like you? If so, Snow, Dog, Foot needs to be next on your list.
(Top Man)

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Snow, dog, foot is a compact, potent novella will inexplicably stay with you while leaving you perplexed, doubting your own ability to differentiate between reality and illusion.
(Sonja Van Der Westhuizen, West’s Words Book Review)

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Snow, Dog, Foot is terrifically entertaining. One of my favourite Pereines.
(Lizzy Siddal, Lizzy’s Literary Life)

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A beautifully compassionate story
(Anne Goodwin, Carrot Ranch)

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A convincing journey into madness and delusion – both unsettling and deeply affecting.
(Anne Horton-Smith, Opening the Book)

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I wasn’t sure how much I’d like Morandini’s story at the start, but I have to say that I enjoyed it immensely, and in many ways it marks a return to some of those typical early Peirene books, short, quirky tales you can knock off in an hour or two, where the unusual, unpredictable narrators have you itching to go back for a second look – which I’m sure I’ll be doing before too long.
(Tony’s Reading List)

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(Cerilouise, Autumn Haul 2019)

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