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The Flying Creatures of Fra Angelico
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The Flying Creatures of Fra Angelico
Creators: Antonio Tabucchi, Tim Parks
Publisher: Archipelago Books
Pub. date: 10/16/2012
Lib. SRP: 15.00 USD
Ret. SRP: 15.00 USD
Format: Adobe PDF eBook
ISBN: 9781935744573
DRM Level: Adobe Content Server 4
Min. Version: Adobe Digital Editions
File size: 630 KB
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Fiction, Short Stories
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Short Description:
   

"Elegant, cosmopolitan, inventive, ambitious, and disquieting; his writing is, paradoxically, sensual and economical."—The Boston Review

"Triumphs of nuance and suggestion."—Chicago Tribune

In this superbly imaginative collection of quasi-stories by the award-winning author of Indian Nocturne, the reader meets a flying creature of ambiguous species in a priest's vegetable garden, and a revolutionary who is told her incredible future by Mademoiselle Lenormand, a fortune teller from the shadow world.

Antonio Tabucchi was born in Pisa, Italy, in 1943. His works have been translated into over forty languages and have won prestigious prizes including the Aristeion, the Hans-Erich-Nossak-Preis, the Osterreichischer Staatspreis, and the Prix Médicis étranger.

Full Description:
   

"Elegant, cosmopolitan, inventive, ambitious, and disquieting; his writing is, paradoxically, sensual and economical."—The Boston Review

"Triumphs of nuance and suggestion."—Chicago Tribune

In this superbly imaginative collection of quasi-stories by the award-winning author of Indian Nocturne, the reader meets a flying creature of ambiguous species in a priest's vegetable garden, and a revolutionary who is told her incredible future by Mademoiselle Lenormand, a fortune teller from the shadow world.

Antonio Tabucchi was born in Pisa, Italy, in 1943. His works have been translated into over forty languages and have won prestigious prizes including the Aristeion, the Hans-Erich-Nossak-Preis, the Osterreichischer Staatspreis, and the Prix Médicis étranger.

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  Antonio Tabucchi     
     

Antonio Tabucchi, one of the most renowned voices in European literature and the foremost Italian writer of his generation, was born in Pisa in 1943, where he still lives. Translated into more than forty language, his many books have won prestigious prizes including the Aristeion, the Nossack, and the Europaeischer Staatpreis. His previous fiction includes Little Misunderstandings of No Importance and Indian Nocturne—now a film—which won the Prix Medici Etranger in 1987.

TIM PARKS teaches literary translation at IULM University Milan and has written about provincial life in the Veneto in Italian Neighbours (1992) and An Italian Education (1996). He has translated works by several Italian writers, including Alberto Moravia, Italo Calvino, Antonio Tabucchi and Roberto Calasso. He has twice won the John Florio Prize for translation. He lives in Verona with his wife.

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