Stirpe di navigatori

(A Bloodline of Navigators)

Casa Editrice Longanesi&C., September 2019, pp.416

A well-established bestselling author enjoyed by 1,500,000 readers.

A new epic exploit of adventurer Oswald Breil and his wife, the archeologist Sara Terracini.

Present day. During a long sea crossing with her famous husband, the adventurer Oswald Breil, archeologist Sara Terracini is assigned the translation of an ancient diary discovered in a monastery in Lisbon. It is the memoir of Alessandro Terrasini, a great 18th-century Italian navigator who turns out to have been Sara’s distant ancestor.

Lisbon, 1755. In town on business, Terrasini finds himself caught up in a clash between slave traders, criminals and éminences grises that makes him forsake his country in order to save his life. In Congo, he finds shelter and the love of an indigenous woman. This union bears twins, the only living witnesses to something shocking, something nobody must know, which is why they are destined constantly to flee in order to survive…

Casa Editrice Longanesi&C., September 2019, pp.416

  • “Buticchi’s novels originate from a sudden flash: imagination is unbound here.”

    Corriere della Sera

  • “The Italian Messiah of the entertaining novel.”  

    Corriere della Sera

  • “An Italian Ken Follett, but one who could easily become a Spielberg, given his indisputable visionary talent.”

    Corrado Augias, journalist and writer

Marco Buticchi

Marco Buticchi was born in La Spezia in 1957. He is an eager traveller: travelling satisfies his inquisitive mind and his taste for adventure as well as nurturing his attention to detail – an essential trait when shaping his concise and sharp descriptions. He is the first Italian author to be published by Longanesi in the series “The Masters of Adventure” alongside celebrated writers such as Wilbur Smith, Clive Cussler and Patrick O’Brian. His books have enjoyed huge critical and commercial success. All Buticchi’s novels are constantly being reprinted in Italy and have sold over 1,500,000 copies in Italy alone!

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