THE ISLAND AND THE MIRROR

Dialogue with various branches of Art, The island and the mirror intertwines perennial themes such as empathy, memory, love, greed and guilt with current issues such as violence against women, cultural identity, xenophobia, the environment and the fate of refugees, in an inspiring story with reflections on the value of friendship, multiplicity of looks and the dignity of human life.

THE SILENCE OF THE BOOKS

At a time when books are banned, the mysterious Santiago Pena has just arrived in Portugal, where he will meet Alice, a girl despised by her parents. Finding an old notebook will bring intriguing questions…

Fausto Luciano Panicacci was born in São João da Boa Vista, in the interior of São Paulo. He has lived in Cambridge (England) and completed his doctorate in Legal Sciences at the University of Minho (Portugal), in addition to a degree in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP). His passion for art and literature led him to study Photography, Film History and Art History. He is a prosecutor and writer with published literary works, including The silence of the books, which reached bestseller lists in Spain and Brazil. 

Fausto Luciano Panicacci was born in São João da Boa Vista, in the interior of São Paulo. He has lived in Cambridge (England) and completed his doctorate in Legal Sciences at the University of Minho (Portugal), in addition to a degree in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP). His passion for art and literature led him to study Photography, Film History and Art History. He is a prosecutor and writer with published literary works, including The silence of the books, which reached bestseller lists in Spain and Brazil.