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Tonino Benacquista

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After being, in turn, a museum night-watchman, a train guard on the Paris-Rome line and a professional parasite on the Paris cocktail circuit, Tonino Benacquista is now a highly successful author of fiction and film scripts, including the recently released The Beat That My Heart Skipped. In 2004, Bitter Lemon Press introduced him to English speaking readers with the critically acclaimed novel Holy Smoke.

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