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The Hand of God

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From Academy Award® winning writer and director Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo, The Great Beauty, The Young Pope) comes the story of a boy, Fabietto Schisa, set in the tumultuous Naples...

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Sorrentino has won several awards during his career, for such films as One Man Up, Il Divo and The Great Beauty. The latter won the Academy Award® for best international feature film, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA.

So what exactly is The Hand of God? A coming-of-age story that aims, stylistically, to avoid the traps of conventional autobiography—hyperbole, victimhood, pity, compassion and the indulgence of pain—through a simple, sparse and essential staging.

— Paolo Sorrentino

Page count

272 pages

Number of illustrations

over 220



Released on

November 2021


W 11 x L 13.9 x D 1.76 in

Cover materials

Silk hardcover in a luxury slipcase




8.0 lb

Paolo Sorrentino

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