Short Stories in Italian

Short Stories in Italian : New Penguin Parallel Texts

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This is an all new version of the popular PARALLEL TEXT series, containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Italian and in English translation. Including stories by Calvino, Benni, Sciascia and Levi, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Italian culture and literature as well as providing an invaluable educational tool.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 14mm | 99.79g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0140265406
  • 9780140265408
  • 15,034

Table of contents

Short Stories in ItalianIntroduction
The Long Crossing
Leonardo Siascia (1921-89)
Translated by Avril Bardoni
Goffredo Parise (1929-86)
Translated by Nick Roberts
The Girl with the Plait
Dacia Maraini (1936- )
Translated by Sharon Wood
The Last Channel
Italo Calvino (1923-87)
Translated by Tim Parks
Primo Levi (1919-87)
Translated by Ruth Feldman
The Island of Komodo
Susanna Tamaro (1957- )
Translated by Charles Caroe and Chris Roberts
Women by the Pool
Sandra Petrignani (1952- )
Translated by Sharon Wood
A Naughty Schoolboy
Stefano Benni (1947- )
Translated by Nick Roberts
Saturday Afternoons
Antonio Tabucchi (1943- )
Translated by Edward Williams
Notes on Italian texts
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About Nick Roberts

Nick Roberts is a teacher of Italian at Eton College.
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