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  • The Sevilla Mendoza family, long-time residents of the Sardinian coast, are not quite what you’d call ‘conventional’. At the heart of the family is a girl in the throes of a dangerous affair with a married man. With a nervous mother, a dreamer for a father and an obsessive piano player for a little brother, she finds herself living a double life: one as a good daughter, the other on an erotic journey that will change her forever. While the Shark is Sleeping is an enchanting story of the loss of innocence and the desire to be loved. Extraordinary and startling’ Grazia ‘The most irresistible, untamed and imaginative ‘sex’ writer today’ Il Corriere della Sera

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