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The Penguin Book Of Italian Short Stories

Author: Jumpa Lahiri, ed.

The Penguin Book Of Italian Short Stories

Author: Jumpa Lahiri, ed.

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Item #: D21996
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Publication Date: 2019
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780241299838
When Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri decided to read exclusively in Italian, she discovered a rich literary world that remains too little known in the English speaking world. Appearing here in translation are 40 stories selected by Lahiri, including tales by Italo Calvino ("Dialogue with a Tortoise"), Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ("The Siren"), Elsa Morante ("The Ambitious Ones"), Leonardo Sciascia ... More
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When Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri decided to read exclusively in Italian, she discovered a rich literary world that remains too little known in the English speaking world. Appearing here in translation are 40 stories selected by Lahiri, including tales by Italo Calvino ("Dialogue with a Tortoise"), Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ("The Siren"), Elsa Morante ("The Ambitious Ones"), Leonardo Sciascia ("The Long Voyage"), and Natalia Ginzburg ("My Husband"). Here too are contributions by Primo Levi, Luigi Pirandello, Italo Svevo, Alberto Moravia, Cesare Pavese, Giovanni Verga, Antonio Tabucchi, and Carlo Emilio Gadda.


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