Blood-soaked history of ‘a hell of a drug’

Blood-soaked history of ‘a hell of a drug’

Non-FICTION: Zero Zero Zero. By Roberto Saviano. Translated by Virginia Jewiss. Allen Lane, €20.

To borrow the excitable words of George Galloway’s tribute to Saddam Hussein, there is little option but to salute Roberto Saviano’s courage, his strength, his indefatigability. Nine years ago, he went under armed police guard after receiving multiple death threats from the Neapolitan Mafia, whose leading figures he had exposed in his best-selling book Gomorrah. He remains under carabinieri protection to this day.

It’s typical of Saviano’s determination not to let the godfathers...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription


For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription


For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription


For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post