Il gioco della verità

Series Napoleone

45

Frequency: Bimonthly

Il gioco della verità

Introduction: “…truth is neither pure, nor simple: it is a form of luxury that few human beings can afford”

Release: 18/01/2005

Subject, Script and Artwork: Paolo Bacilieri
Cover: Carlo Ambrosini

In the oneiric world of Lucrezia, Caliendo and Scintillone the arrival of a sophisticated lady, the Truth, makes the creatures feel very uneasy, so uneasy that the authorities have to intervene. Meanwhile, in Geneva, Allegra is so keen to meet Marc Antoine Tenenbaum, a suave young man from high society circles, that she talks her way into an invitation to a gala evening by pretending to be a young countess. The ruse works, enabling her to stay at the Tenenbaums’ castle, but the corpse of a butler, a murderer suffering from rhotacism and ancient, dangerous lies make matters considerably complicated, requiring the intervention of Count Napoleone De Carlowitz…