Cosimo Mandrillo

Author Articles

Paul Auster: the hidden hero is me

The title is misleading. There is no hidden hero in the work of Paul Auster. Or if? The answer seems simple: in his novels, the protagonist...

Deep sea, lovesickness

A love story guides, as an efficient cause, the anecdote of The Sea That You Give Me, by Jorge Rodríguez, from the first to the...

Mariana Enríquez: terror yes, fear no

Can there be terror without fear? Perhaps, if terror is understood as a label that is attached to the literary text and fear is...

Happy: narrating from the intimate

Happy, the latest novel by Miguel Ángel Pérez Pirela, incorporates, without concealment, autobiography and chronicle; and he does it in a language that,...

Suspend disbelief

Like horror novels, science fiction novels require a particular type of reader. Following Coleridge, who prescribed...