Everything you need to understand or teach Il Giorno Della Civetta by Leonardo Sciascia.
Early one morning, a man is shot dead while trying to catch a bus in Sicily. The murder investigation points to the mafia, but no one wants to admit it, for fear of what the mafia will do. In fact, most of the local people say that the mafia is a myth.
One morning, a man named Colasberna, a bricklayer, is murdered in front of multiple witnesses, but no one wants to talk to the police. By a coincidence, a man named Nicolosi happens to see Diego Marchica running away from the scene of the crime, and Nicolosi also disappears. The local informer, Dibella, known as the Little Priest, comes forward, and implicates someone named Pizzuco. Soon the Little Priest is also murdered, but first he gives the police the name of Don Mariano Arena. Don Arena is a very prominent citizen, and is rumored to be a...
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