Seamen say that you shouldn’t be scared but respectful of the Sea. Tranquil and enchanting at one time, dangerous and lethal on another. That is the reason why the mothers of seasoned crews wish them ‘Bocca Lupo’, i.e., ‘to the Wolf’s Mouth’, each time they bid them farewell. A wish and a curse bound in one phrase to ward off misfortune and bend the will of the sea. That is how young Mario started off…! Willing to do everything and risk anything, not in terms of commercial seamanship but in the hard life of the contraband cigarette smugglers.
Live the excitement of an unknown world through secret dealings on contraband and relentless pursuits in the Mediterranean. You shall be mesmerized by its power, and awed by its truthfulness. A truly exciting, fast-paced, and unpredictable read…! May you have a ‘Bocca Lupo’ on your voyage!