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About 'The World of Mauro & Lisi'
'The World of Mauro & Lisi' is an amazing, enigmatic
and sparkling serie for young adults involved in the
World Heritage, that sold in Italy thousands of copies
thanks to the passing the word.
novels, three collection short stories and a christmas
novel are already avialable:
- A New
Year's Eve to remember
- The mystery of Luxembourg
- The tresaure of Skara Brae
- The fossils of Messel
- The lilla of Padua
- The secrets of Tallinn
Waiting for the Giant - The prequels
- God save the Giant
Rome - The Prequels
- The ancient Stones
of Dalriada and other stories
Valdur's secret book
spin-off of the saga, A prince for Agla,
will be released in the near future.
The author of the serie is the Italian writer and
journalist Diletta Nicastro, born in Rome on November
3rd 1975. Some magazines defined her the Italian Rowling.
She is the keeper of the Italian word MOZZAFIATO (breathtaking)
for her stories full of suspense.
The saga won 2 literary awards in Italy, was translated
in braille and one of the novels was chosen by one
school in San Diego, California.
The readers of the saga are named by the media 'M&L-Maniacs'.
UNESCO Italia appreciated the serie with enthusiasm and
Doc. Mario Vecchione, Officer for the Word Heritage in
Italy, wrote the introduction of the serie in 2007.
The main caracthers:
Mauro Cavalieri, a young Unesco Inspector ready
to solve every mistery involving Unesco's sites (every
story is focussed in a different site);
Lisi Cavalieri, Mauro's younger sister, ready to
follow him to help him in his duties (and risking her
life very often);
Kieran Moynihan, Mauro and Lisi Irish friend. He
knows all the legends of the world and is able on doing
The adventures are full of misteries, intrigues, secrets
The sites involved in the plots are described
all-accomplished, because Diletta Nicastro visited each
site before starting writing her stories, and studied
documents and books, reporting the history and the
mystery of the sites.
Each novel is written in a witty and cute style, with young
slang and nice International caracthers.