Massimo Carlotto was born in Padua, Italy. In addition to the many titles in his extremely popular Alligator series, he is also the author of "The Fugitive, Death's Dark Abyss, Poisonville, Bandit Love," and "At the End of a Dull Day."
a shaded caper and an earnest investigation into the nature of evil that reads like a runaway train, and confirms Carlotto as equal to any of the English-writing czars of noir. Maxim Jakubowski, "LoveReading" (UK) Gang of Lovers is Italian hard boiled noir but with the shell left on. "Crime Scraps Review" Praise for Massimo Carlotto Hard stuff, but good. "Library Journal" "" Italian hardboiled noir at its best. "Raven Crime Reads" [Carlotto s] narration allows gruesome glimpses into an unscrupulous psyche. "Publishers Weekly" "" Carlotto provides a machine-gun pace, a jaundiced eye for political corruption and a refreshing absence of anything approaching a moral vision. "Kirkus Reviews" "" Full of noir swagger. "The Complete Review""