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Rating Novels and Authors

Both novels and authors are rated according to the emoji flags below. In any author menu, the higher rated authors will usually be grouped towards the top of the menu.

Top-notch. Captures the essence of the Italian personality and Italy’s social and political culture. Well written. Interesting characters that are authentic Italians. A joy to read!

4  Very good. Italian references are reasonable. A few English or American characters. Well written.

3    Pretty good. Too many non-Italian characters, however interesting.

2   Good. Not as well written and the Italian references are not authentic. Practically no Italian characters. Could have taken place anywhere.

Really bad. Definitely not recommended.

0  none  Not rated.