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Diego Marani

Diego Marani

Diego Marani was born in Tresigallo, a village near Ferrara in 1959. He studied at the university of Trieste and has been working in Brussels for the European Union as the officer in charge of Cultural Diplomacy until 2021. He has been director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Paris until April 2023.

He writes columns for various European newspapers about current affairs in Europanto, a language that he has invented. His collection of short stories in Europanto, Las Adventures des Inspector Cabillot has been published by Dedalus.

In Italian he has published 12 books, including the highly acclaimed trilogy New Finnish Grammar (Dedalus 2011), The Last of the Vostyachs (Dedalus 2012) and The Interpreter (Dedalus 2016) which have found worldwide success. God's Dog, a very different detective novel was published by Dedalus in 2014.

Dedalus will publish his latest novel The Celestial City in February 2024.

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