Great Italian stories

This hand-picked selection from ‘The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories’ celebrates the best twentieth-century literature from Italy. From a mystifying tale of the supernatural to a revelatory portrait of post-war Italy, this exciting collection provides unique cultural insight and literary inspiration for language learners. Includes works from beloved authors such as Italo Calvino, Natalia Ginzburg and more.

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A spellbinding selection of short stories in the original Italian alongside their English translations

This new dual-language edition of ten stories selected from The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories celebrates some of the very best twentieth-century literature from Italy. Each story appears in the original Italian alongside an expert English translation, providing unique cultural insight and literary inspiration for language learners. Ranging from a spellbinding tale of the supernatural to a powerful portrait of post-war Italy, this revelatory collection includes works from beloved authors, Italo Calvino, Fausta Cialente, Alba de Céspedes, Grazia Deledda, Natalia Ginzburg, Elsa Morante, Lalla Romano, Umberto Saba, Alberto Savinio, and Elio Vittorini.

Additional information

Weight 145 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 11 mm
Author

Publisher

Penguin Classics

Imprint

Penguin Classics

Cover

Paperback

Pages

xi, 173

Language

English

Edition

Short stories

Dewey

853.0108 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K