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The Maltese Falcon - From Malta To Hollywood

By Martin Morana  (booksie.com)

A short article about how the Maltese Falcon flew to Hollywood and became famous - The bird - The Novel - The films history

Article | Updated Sep 4, 2015 | Reads: 127 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Maltese,Falcon,Knights,Order,Of,St,John,Falconry,Frederick,Ii,Sicily,Hollywood,Humphrey,Bogart


The Family

By Zayn Ul Abidin  (booksie.com)

A story of a conflict between two Mafia Families. The Russo Family and The Prosperi Family in the 1920's. A story of greed, a merciless revenge from an outsider who is thought to be an easy target.

Short Story | Updated Apr 11, 2014 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 8
Tags: Mafia,Don,Sicily


Life In America

By Bookwormyoyoyo  (booksie.com)

This short story is about a hard working Italian American gentleman, who moves to America with his dad to make a fortune. He has to overcome multiple hurdles to reach his ultimate goal, and he encounters sadness and depression in his life. But he also encounters happiness and love.

Short Story | Updated May 10, 2013 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Italian,American,Historical,Fiction,Immigration,Discrimination,Love,Live,Father,Depression,Sad,Happy,Interview,Boat,Sicily,Mobsters,Gangsters


The Sicilian Family

By Poeticking  (booksie.com)

This poem is one I wrote after reading about criminal activity in well planned syndicates such as the Italian Mafia. The Italian Mafia, or otherwise known as 'La Cosa Nostra' is an infamous organisation which has thrived the criminal underworld for decades. The poem is from the viewpoint of a...

Poetry | Updated Apr 1, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 4
Tags: Mafia,Cosa,Nostra,Murder,Crime,Mystery,Prison,Death,Drugs,Brutality,Family,The,Godfather,Italy,Italian,Gangs,Organised,Mafioso,5,Families



By Philberry  (booksie.com)

The elements turn against a group of backpackers on a Sicilian volcano; some pray, others do not have that luxury.

Short Story | Updated Jul 1, 2012 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Short,Story,Religion,Faith,Atheism,Sicily,Volcano,Hypothermia

John And Ben

By Scotlandlovestory  (booksie.com)

This is John,heartbroken and on his way through the clubs. His love had left him and he just didnt seem to get over it.

Short Story | Updated Jun 2, 2012 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Gay,Story,Love,Sicily,John,Ben


Heart Novel

By Doug Bremner  (booksie.com)

A cardiac surgeon can fix other people's hearts but not his own.

Novel | Updated Feb 26, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Health,Cardiology,Atlanta,Sicily,Italy,Santa,Lucia

Lori, Dear

By Vonish  (booksie.com)

Poem describing someone I know, who lives a life cryptic and lyrical, existing metaphorically always.

Poetry | Updated May 10, 2007 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Lori,Orange,Cryptic,Images,Imagery,Sun,Sicily,Description

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