Edgardo Franzosini, born in 1952 in the Lecco province, is the author of 6 books: Il Mangiatore di Carta, Raymond Isidore e La Sua Cattedrale, Biografia di una Metamorfosi, Sotto il Nome del Cardinale. The Animal Gazer won two distinguished Italian literary awards in 2016, the Premio Comisso and the Premio Dessi.
Franzosini’s works focus on real figures on the side of the story. In doing so, the author places himself in a supportive position, in a way comouflaging himself among the characters, to become a writer of the side of the story. His works have been translated to Spanish, French, and German.