y Black Mountain single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012
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' Beginning in the sulphur mines of Sicily over a century ago, Black Mountain takes you on a journey through time and back again. When a boy sold into slavery finds the courage to escape his brutal life, he is saved by a mysterious stranger, who raises the boy as his own. Renamed Cesare Montenero after Sicily's own 'black mountain', Mount Etna, the boy grows up to discover that his rescue was no accident, that his physical strength is unnatural, and that he has more in common with his saviour than he could have imagined. And when he meets the enigmatic Celeste, he suspects for the first time that he many not be alone.

Based on factual events and ranging through Italy, Paris and the rural fringes of coastal Australia, Black Mountain is a haunting exploration of what it means to be human.' Source: www.uqp.uq.edu.au/ (Sighted 02/07/2012).

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  • Other formats: Also sound recording, e-book.

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A Slightly Frustrating Novel : Mark Roberts Reviews ‘Black Mountain’ by Venero Armanno Mark Roberts , 2016 single work review essay
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , October – December no. 20 2016;
'I have a pile of books on desk waiting to be reviewed or to be more correct, waiting for me to have the time to review them. Black Mountain by Venero Armanno has been waiting longer than most. Published in 2012 it was one of those books that intrigued me with its back cover blurb about a boy being sold into slavery to work in the sulphur mines of Sicily over a century ago. Finally, four years late, I finally picked it up.' (Introduction)
[Untitled] Kay Hart , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , May vol. 5 no. 2 2013;

— Review of Black Mountain Venero Armanno 2012 single work novel
Profile : Venero Armanno 2012 single work autobiography
— Appears in: Writing Queensland , November no. 224 2012; (p. 4)
Alter Egos Jeffrey Poacher , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 345 2012; (p. 58)

— Review of Black Mountain Venero Armanno 2012 single work novel
Spawned by Fire and Brimstone Christopher Bantick , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 15-16 September 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of Black Mountain Venero Armanno 2012 single work novel
Untitled Jon Page , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , June/July vol. 91 no. 9 2012; (p. 23)

— Review of Black Mountain Venero Armanno 2012 single work novel
Untitled Mary Philip , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28-29 July 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Black Mountain Venero Armanno 2012 single work novel
Bookshop Lucy Sussex , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 5 August 2012; (p. 19)

— Review of Black Mountain Venero Armanno 2012 single work novel ; The Source of the Sound Patrick Holland 2010 selected work short story
Fiction L.S. , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 5 August 2012; (p. 15)

— Review of Black Mountain Venero Armanno 2012 single work novel
Sicilian Alterations Natasha Molt , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 August 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of Black Mountain Venero Armanno 2012 single work novel
The Outsider Matthew Fynes-Clinton , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28-29 July 2012; (p. 12-14)
Profile : Venero Armanno 2012 single work autobiography
— Appears in: Writing Queensland , November no. 224 2012; (p. 4)
A Slightly Frustrating Novel : Mark Roberts Reviews ‘Black Mountain’ by Venero Armanno Mark Roberts , 2016 single work review essay
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , October – December no. 20 2016;
'I have a pile of books on desk waiting to be reviewed or to be more correct, waiting for me to have the time to review them. Black Mountain by Venero Armanno has been waiting longer than most. Published in 2012 it was one of those books that intrigued me with its back cover blurb about a boy being sold into slavery to work in the sulphur mines of Sicily over a century ago. Finally, four years late, I finally picked it up.' (Introduction)
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