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Tonino Benacquista

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Tonino Benacquista

After being, in turn, a museum night-watchman, a train guard on the Paris-Rome line and a professional parasite on the Paris cocktail circuit, Tonino Benacquista is now a highly successful author of fiction and film scripts, including the recently released The Beat That My Heart Skipped. In 2004, Bitter Lemon Press introduced him to English speaking readers with the critically acclaimed novel Holy Smoke.

Articles by Tonino Benacquista

from Framed
By Tonino Benacquista
Thirty-five paintings, practically all the same: indescribable black scribblings on a black background. Obsessive, sick.The day they arrived at the gallery I unpacked them one by one, going faster and…
Translated from French by Adriana Hunter