Author: Tom Benjamin

Tom Benjamin began his career as a reporter in north London before becoming a spokesman for Scotland Yard where he was a frequent visitor, for strictly professional reasons, to its famed Black Museum. He went on to work in international aid and public health before moving to Bologna with his Italian wife. Tom's first job in Bologna as a doorman at a homeless canteen exposed him to an Italy less travelled and helped inspire his debut "A Quiet Death In Italy". Follow Tom Benjamin on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at tombenjaminsays
August 3, 2020
CULTURE

Unravelling the mystery of La Rossa

After British author Tom Benjamin moved to Bologna, he found writing a mystery novel the perfect way to make sense of his new surroundings.   I was never exactly what you could call an Italoholic. Before meeting my Pugliese wife in London, I had only visited Italy once on an ill-fated romantic long weekend to, […]