Luca Crovi was born in 1968. A rock music reviewer and radio presenter, he wrote for "Il Giornale", "Max" and "Italia Oggi" and "Suono" magazine. Since 1991 he works as editor for Sergio Bonelli Editore. One of his stories was published in the anthology "Misteri" (1992). For Puntozero Publishers he published the essay "Delitti di carta nostra" (Premio Aquicon 2001) and the thriller anthology "L'assassino è il chitarrista", edited with the musician Franz Campi. In 2002, Marsilio Editori published his study on the Italian thriller "Tutti i colori del giallo", which became the title of a successful radio programme presented by Crovi on Rai Radio 2. Amongst his major works: "Laggiù nel profondo" (2007), a graphic novel written with John R. Lansdale and illustrated by Andrea Mutti, which stands out for its originality, and the literary guide "Noir. Istruzioni per l'uso" (2013).
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