The days are long gone when Michael Farner was a best selling writer. Now he's overweight, depressed, forgotten by his readers and neglected by his publisher. Why? He finds himself unable to kill off his characters, a serious problem for a writer of thrillers. Should he 'kill' a character; before he even has chance to edit the passage he'll find the character sitting in his living room, determined to harass the writer until he relents and kills somebody else instead. But this is only the start of his troubles. 'The Strange Case of Michael Farner' is a short novel originally written in Italian and now translated into English. It focuses on the stereotypes of the publishing world, surprising the readers, forcing them to constantly change their point of view and suggesting that there are multiples ways to observe the complexity of reality... Who will have the last word? The writer, one of his characters... or who else?