The Betrothed Comics
Have you ever heard about The Betrothed?
We are Italian and we come from Lecco, so for us is like to not having the sun each morning if we don’t know it.
But we are sure that Alessandro Manzoni and its masterpiece are worldwide famous, especially thanks to the extraordinary natural setting chose by the author: Lecco and its territory.
“That branch of the Lake of Como, which turns toward the south between two unbroken chains of mountains, presenting to the eye a succession of bays and gulfs…”: this is the incipit of The Betrothed and Manzoni well describes Lecco and the eastern branch of Lake Como, we are so proud to live here and we invite you to visit this beautiful land and experience to be a character of the Italian novel.
To ones who doesn’t know and have never read it and to ones who already know we suggest another way to discover the troubled love story between the young Lucia and Renzo: The Betrothed Comics, produced by the local publisher Teka Edizioni.
Easy and nice strips designed by Claudio Nizzi and Paolo Piffarerio, the designer of Alan Ford, recently dead.
If you like to have in your library an unusual endless masterpiece, do not hesitate to ask for The Betrothed Comics.
Available in Italian and English.