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I Who Speak to You From the Dead

The Passions, Delusions, and Suicide of Professor Adolfo Parmaliana

Alfio Caruso

I Who Speak to You From the Dead

VandA Edizioni

Year: 2021

Pages: 250

The incredible story of one man’s courage against corruption.


On October 2nd, 2008, Adolfo Parmaliana took his own life. A Sicilian industrial chemical professor at the University of Messina, he was respected internationally as an expert at the forefront of renewable energy research. Committed to fairness and legality in his small town, Terme Vigliatore, he bravely denounced corruption and demanded transparency in the local government. Thanks to him, Terme Vigliatore’s city council was dissolved due to Mafia affiliations. In an enclave where the interests of mobsters, high finance, and corrupt government institutions took precedence over justice, Adolfo Parmaliana had the courage to stand up for what was right. 

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