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Short stories The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories. Edited by Jhumpa Lahiri

  • By Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Price: £12.99
  • ISBN: 9780241299852
  • Availability: Limited Stock

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This landmark collection brings together forty writers that reflect over a hundred years of Italy's vibrant and diverse short story tradition, from the birth of the modern nation to the end of the twentieth century. Poets, journalists, visual artists, musicians, editors, critics, teachers, scientists, politicians, translators: the writers that inhabit these pages represent a dynamic cross section of Italian society, their powerful voices resonating through regional landscapes, private passions and dramatic political events. This wide-ranging selection curated by Jhumpa Lahiri includes well known authors such as Italo Calvino, Elsa Morante and Luigi Pirandello alongside many captivating new discoveries.

More than a third of the stories featured in this volume have been translated into English for the first time, several of them by Lahiri herself.

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Series Short stories Title The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories. Edited by Jhumpa Lahiri
Subject Italian Language Multilingual
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date March 2020 Authors Jhumpa Lahiri
Binding Paperback Pages 528
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 362
ESB Code 55628 ISBN 9780241299852
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £12.99

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