Foggiano, born in 1971, a French religion, Andrea Tirelli devoted himself to literature through his schooling, which led him to read the great classics. Passion that opens up through journalistic experience to write, first in the newspapers, then with the local newspapers, writing texts that move between spirituality and social life, to the editorship of various Franciscan magazines to take care of them .
It is a short step from journalistic writing to fiction, and the novel defines its impression
The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, read in one breath during a trip by plane in Australia – a moving work that inspired the desire to tell about the father Andrea Tirelli, to talk to people and people through to attain this language of the soul.
Thus came his first novel, The Return Trip, of 2016 to the world, which tells of gender violence, and in which through the stories of the characters micro-stories are connected to the great story, to see the good that is always and everywhere ass. with time .. That good that when recognized has the power to surprise us and change our lives.
With all the love I have, of 2018, it is a story of the newborn through a life-changing passion between a prisoner and a teacher who, through the power of culture, shows him a different path, he conquers. In the background the revelation and personal growth of contact with beauty.
In 2020, we will print Let’s make it as we can, the story of an adult in dialogue with a child going through a moment of suffering. A meeting that took place in the hospital, which will save for both of us. Dialogue and meeting always at the center, in search of new solutions.
Andrea Tirelli thus draws with his works a narrative dedicated to people in their growth. Touching works, in the name of a search for sin and humanity, which provides no excuse for awakening consciousness. A communicative skill that matures in the 25 years of religious life has lived among the people, wearing the custom and the jeans together, of course from the pulpit to the streets, to the sidewalks.
Some cornerstones of his narrative world are: the enthusiasm between different lives, the value of family, the
Relationship between reality, dreams and expectations, the hard existence, the arrival of realism, education in faith and acceptance of oneself in existence, the rebirth and relaunch of life, without discrimination or sacrifice, as the revelatory value that the Childhood and its view of the world can make a difference for adults.
A literature that offers the solution along with the crisis, boycotting loneliness, the main source of inhumanity and finally to kindness, respect for the other, also for the partner, sharing and dialogue, even and especially in difficult times like which we go through and that leaves everyone more and more trying and less inclined to meet and mutual understanding.
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