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Leonardo Sciascia

Translated by Adrienne Foulke

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ISBN: 978 0 856357 40 4
Imprint: Carcanet Fiction
Published: April 1995
220 x 140 x 8 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Also available in: Paperback
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  • Leonardo Sciascia
    Leonardo Sciascia (1921-1989) was Sicilian by birth and vocation. Sicily is the fierce locality that focuses his work and, in a peculiarly pure form, exemplifies the political, social and spiritual tensions of a Europe modern only to a degree. ... read more
    'He is a first-rate story-teller with a pure style which carries his narrative, sardonic wit and metaphorical undertow in its deceptive, easy flow.'
    The Times
    'He is surely, along with Italo Calvino, Italy's finest prose writer.'
    Times Literary Supplement
    'Leonardo Sciascia is so infuriatingly good that you wonder whether his Protean talents are not those of a secret syndicate.'
    Observer
    Praise for Leonardo Sciascia 'He is a first-rate story-teller with a pure style which carries his narrative, sardonic wit and metaphorical undertow in its deceptive, easy flow.'
    The Times
    'He is surely, along with Italo Calvino, Italy's finest prose writer.'
    Times Literary Supplement
    'Leonardo Sciascia is so infuriatingly good that you wonder whether his Protean talents are not those of a secret syndicate.'
    Observer
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