Carlo Fruttero

Italy Turin Castiglione della Pescaia
Carlo Fruttero
Born(1926-09-19)19 September 1926
Turin, Italy
Died15 January 2012(2012-01-15) (aged 85)
Castiglione della Pescaia, Italy
Pen nameF&L (together with Franco Lucentini)
Occupationnovelist, journalist, translator, editor
Genremainstream fiction, crime fiction

Carlo Fruttero (19 September 1926 – 15 January 2012) was an Italian writer, journalist, translator and editor of anthologies.

Fruttero was born in Turin. He is mostly known for his joint work with Franco Lucentini, especially as authors of crime novels. The duo was also editor of the science fiction series Urania from the 1960s to the 1980s, and of the comics magazine Il Mago.

Fruttero died in Roccamare, Castiglione della Pescaia in 2012, aged 85.[1]


Works with Franco Lucentini


  1. ^ "Addio allo scrittore Carlo Fruttero" [Goodbye to the writer Carlo Fruttero]. Corriere della Sera (in Italian). 15 January 2012.