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A LETTER WITH PIGTAILS

Christian Antonini

“ON THE TRAIN HOME, STAMPED LIKE A LETTER, HEADING FOR ADVENTURE”

 

1914: Johanna, the daughter of a railway engineer in Mexico City, must go see her mother in Texas.
To keep her safe, her father decides to put a stamp on her and send her in a postal carriage.
A long journey awaits, full of weird and wonderful encounters, including Pancho Villa himself.

Emotions, conspiracies and secrets all wound up in an enormous adventure.

Touches on the theme of travel and the coming-of-age of a spirited, tenacious young girl.

First Publisher: Giunti (Italy), 2018

Pages: 288

CHRISTIAN ANTONINI

Christian designs and curates games and has been both journalist and translator in the past.
He is now a professional writer as well as working in digital marketing and social media. Since 2007, he has been living and writing in Introbio, with his family, five cats, a dog and a small army of characters from his novels.
In 2016, he published “The Berlin Offside” which was nominated for the Italian Strega children’s prize, received the Bancarellino award and won the Il Gigante delle Langhe prize.