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Zero Zero Zero

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From the international bestselling auhor of Gomorrah, this searing expose of dirty money and the drug trade reveals how they are at the heart of our lives, our economy, and our world.

'The most important book of the year ... Here it is, laid bare: cartel as corporation, corporation as cartel; cocaine as pure capitalism ... Saviano realises the brutal truth: that to understand narco-traffic is to understand the modern world ... it is revolutionary' Ed Vulliamy, Observer

'A dense, dazzling, dizzying narrative about the terrifying violence of the cocaine trade, but also the vast, unassailable reach of it' Rose George, Independent

'A tremendously gripping work of reportage' Ian Thomson, Evening Standard

'Italy's bravest investigative writer ... must-read nonfiction' GQ

'Impassioned, remarkable' Misha Glenny, Financial Times

'After reading Saviano, it becomes impossible to see Italy, and the global market, in the same way again' The New York Times
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 25mm | 326g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1846147700
  • 9781846147708
  • 14,310

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1.1.0 Now includes a new Preface and Foreword
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Review Text

The most important book of the year ... Here it is, laid bare: cartel as corporation, corporation as cartel; cocaine as pure capitalism ... Saviano realises the brutal truth: that to understand narco-traffic is to understand the modern world ... it is revolutionary Ed Vulliamy Observer
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Saviano should be commended for his bravery, and supported by all who share his revulsion. * Observer * Brave and passionate * Guardian * A national hero. * Umberto Eco * Saviano has an astonishing ability to write luminously yet subtly about terrible things. * Le Parisien * Saviano is a blazingly vivid and courageous writer. * Independent * After reading Saviano, it becomes impossible to see Italy, and the global market, in the same way again. * The New York Times * A powerful work of reportage . . . it goes to the heart of the financial sector's dependence on drug capital and its depredations -- Ian Thomson * Telegraph * Vivid . . . lands a resounding thump to the solar plexus * Economist * Impassioned . . . a literary style that switches from vivid descriptions of human depravity to a philosophical consideration of the meaning of violence in the modern world. -- Misha Glenny * Financial Times * The most important book of the year ... Here it is, laid bare: cartel as corporation, corporation as cartel; cocaine as pure capitalism ... Saviano realises the brutal truth: that to understand narco-traffic is to understand the modern world ... it is revolutionary -- Ed Vulliamy * Observer *
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About Roberto Saviano

Roberto Saviano is an Italian journalist and the author of several books including Zero Zero Zero and the international bestseller Gomorrah, which has sold over ten million copies in fifty languages worldwide. He has been living under police protection since October 2006, following threats received from the criminal organizations that he denounced. In November 2008 Saviano was invited by the Nobel Committee in Stockholm to give a lecture on 'Freedom of Speech and Lawless Violence'.
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