Classics/modern classics > Catastrophe & other stories
Classics/modern classics Catastrophe & other stories
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- ISBN: 9781847497369
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This volume brings together twenty of the best stories written by Dino Buzzati - author of the celebrated novel The Tartar Steppe and one of the most original voices in twentieth-century literature - stories which show the Italian master's taste for the bizarre and the humorous, and for exploring the darker recesses of the human psyche. From `The Collapse of the Baliverna', where a man is racked with guilt at the thought that he might have been responsible for the loss of many lives, to `The Epidemic', which describes the spread of a "state influenza" contracted only by people who don't step into line with the government, and `Terror at the Scala', where the higher echelons of Milan society are gripped with the fear of an impending revolution - these stories show how strange and unexpected events can creep into everyday life and draw ordinary people towards mystery, disquiet and, ultimately, catastrophe.
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|Series||Classics/modern classics||Title||Catastrophe & other stories|
|Publication Date||October 2018||Authors||Dino Buzzati / Judith Landry|
|Inspection Copy||No||Delivery||Out of stock - expected on 31/01/2022 if you order today|
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