Valerio Evangelisti, writer and essayist, great author of fantasy and horror books has passed away. He was 69 years old. His novels from Detective Nicholas Emmerich became bestsellers. He has been the protagonist in Bologna and national political life. Also on the left, he was the founder of the Carmella website.
“A news that shocked us like a stone – recalls Potere al Popolo, the formation in which he was active and was a candidate for the Bologna city council in the last elections. – Valerio has spent a lot of money in in recent years, along with the struggles and in building the power of the people, he transmits to us his culture, And his anger, and convictions that never made him give up, even in the face of a long illness. The anti-fascist who carried out his ideas constantly, in his life and in his books, even a few days ago when he spoke during the rally Let’s disarm the war.”
Journalist, writer and Radio 3 presenter Loredana Lipperini also posted the news on Twitter: “Valerio Evangelisti is no longer around. He was a teacher, friend, and fellow traveler. He imagined unimaginable ways of unreal fantasy, but not only. He was a great writer and all-time political writer. He was a friend. Hasta Semper, my brother.
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