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Il Sosia

M. Dominici
Easy readers for foreigners. Advanced level (C1-C2)


Il sosia (C1-C2) narrates the story of Onofrio Maneggioni, an important business man that gets kidnapped in front of his villa. At least this is what the TV says and what everyone thinks. In reality, behind the kidnapping of the businessman hides a past that comes back to knock at Maneggioni's door to settle some unfinished matters...
An absorbing story in which dramatic events are never lacking, thus keeping the reader's attention and curiosity high until the very last page.

Primiracconti is Edilingua series of easy readers for adult students and for teenagers.

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Each story is followed by:

  • Brief notes, well-balanced to the text, explaining the most difficult words, expressions and colloquialisms that are commonly used in Italy;
  • Original and beautiful designs to both facilitate comprehension and make reading more enjoyable;
  • Pre-reading questions to help students/readers become more involved and reflect on the text;
  • Activities aiming to develop various skills, mostly those related to reading comprehension and consolidation of vocabulary;
  • Keys offering students the possibility to self-evaluate their written and oral comprehension;
  • An Audio-CD including professional multi-voice reading of the text to help students grasp the accent, the pronunciation and the intonation while practicing on listening exercises.
In the same series
Furto a scuola (A1, A1+ level): the theft of a precious object will motivate a group of high-school students to demonstrate honesty and solidarity

Gli strani ospiti (A2, A2+): a group of friends discover something in a mountain village that will put them all in grave danger...

Un'avventura indimenticabile (B1): during a school trip to Palermo, some students from Firenze will explore unknown and frightening places of the city.

Traffico in centro (A1-A2 level)*: two completely different people meet at a car crash downtown Milan and so a new friendship begins.

Mistero in Via dei Tulipani (A1-A2 level)*: follow the development of a homicide investigation and the birth of a teenage love.

Dieci Racconti (A1-A2 level): ten short stories reveal interesting aspects of everyday life.

Lo straniero (A2-B1 level)*: an extra-terrestrial arrives in Italy and faces a range of amusing cultural and social misunderstandings.

Alberto Moravia (A2-B1 level)*: adapted passages from selected works of the writer.

Un giorno diverso (A2-B1 level)*: a man suddenly decides to completely change his life.

Il manoscritto di Giotto (A2-B1 level)*: the theft of a priceless work of art puts the two young protagonists’ friendship to the test.

Undici Racconti (B1-B2 level): eleven short stories that mix fantasy and reality.

Italo Calvino (B1-B2 level)*: adapted passages from selected works of the writer.

L'eredità (B1-B2 level): Laurence abandons everything and everyone to follow her dream: create a B&B all on her own.

Ritorno alle origini (B1-B2 )level)*: a man’s trip to reveal a mystery will turn up to be a dive into his past.

Dino Buzzati (B2-C1 level)*: adapted passages from selected works of the writer.

Il sosia (C1-C2 level)*: a rich businessman, Onofrio Maneggioni, is kidnapped in front of his villa.

* two versions available: with Audio-CD and without Audio-CD.

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  • Il sosia

    ISBN 978-960-6632-18-1
    pp. 56 formato 15 x 21
    Price: 6.50€   5.53€
  • Il sosia + CD Audio

    ISBN 978-960-693-003-4
    pp. 56 formato 15 x 21
    Price: 8.90€   7.57€
  • Il sosia (C1-C2)

    Price: 6.90€   5.90€
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