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Product Description: Tabucchi’s masterpiece “conjures a state between waking and dreaming” (The New York Times) Dr. Pereira is an aging, lonely, overweight journalist who has failed to notice the menacing cloud of fascism over Salazarist Lisbon...read more
By Patrick Creagh (trans)

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9780811226172 | New Directions, December 6, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Tabucchi’s masterpiece “conjures a state between waking and dreaming” (The New York Times) Dr.
9781847679369 | Canongate Books Ltd, July 21, 2011, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: In the sweltering summer of 1938 in Portugal, a country under the fascist shadow of Spain, a mysterious young man arrives at the doorstep of Dr Pereira.

Focuses on the family of Dow Sebastiano Sanna, the leading citizen of Nuoro, Sardinia, to examine how the approach of modernity mirrors the lives and deaths of the people of the town in the first decades of the twentieth-century

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9780374135294 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 1, 1987, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Focuses on the family of Dow Sebastiano Sanna, the leading citizen of Nuoro, Sardinia, to examine how the approach of modernity mirrors the lives and deaths of the people of the town in the first decades of the twentieth-century

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9781784975708 | Gardners Books, April 7, 2016, cover price $15.45
9780374526603 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, December 1, 1987, cover price $14.00

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Product Description: “One of the most rigorously presented and beautifully illustrated critical testaments in all of literature.”—Boston Globe “A brilliant, original approach to literature, a key to Calvino’s own work and a thoroughly delightful and illuminating commentary on some of the world’s greatest writing...read more
By Patrick Creagh (trans)

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9780544146679 | Mariner Books, August 2, 2016, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: “One of the most rigorously presented and beautifully illustrated critical testaments in all of literature.

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Product Description: "Carofiglio writes crisp, ironical novels that are as much love stories and philosophical treatises as they are legal thrillers."—The New Yorker"Raises the standard for crime fiction. Carofiglio's deft touch has given us a story that is both literary and gritty—and one that speeds along like the best legal thrillers...read more

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9781904738527 | Bitter Lemon Pr, April 2, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "Carofiglio writes crisp, ironical novels that are as much love stories and philosophical treatises as they are legal thrillers.
9781904738077 | Bitter Lemon Pr, November 1, 2005, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A nine-year-old boy is found murdered at the bottom of a well near a beach resort in southern Italy.

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Product Description: When Samuele Stocchino is two years old the village sage can already see a heart shaped like a wolf's head beating in his breast: the heart of a murderer. As a colonial soldier in Northern Africa, recruited from one subject land to subdue another, the sixteen-year-old Stocchino learns to kill before he has learned to love, and it is a skill he hones to perfection on the pitiless battlefields of the Corso Front in the Great War...read more
By Patrick Creagh (trans)

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9781906694005 | Gardners Books, April 26, 2012, cover price $26.25 | About this edition: When Samuele Stocchino is two years old the village sage can already see a heart shaped like a wolf's head beating in his breast: the heart of a murderer.

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Product Description: Tommaso is the janitor of a crumbling apartment block. Through him we get to know all the inhabitants of this teetering Italian microcosm—the pedlars, the ponces, the florid housewives, the wannabes and the has-beens. We also get to know the janitor's friend, a blind photographer...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781860465680 | Harvill Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Tommaso is the janitor of a crumbling apartment block.

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Product Description: A journey along this famous river described by the author, Claudio Magris, who unravels the amazing history of the many towns along its banks.

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9781860466335 | Harvill Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A journey along this famous river described by the author, Claudio Magris, who unravels the amazing history of the many towns along its banks.

Prince de Neville and his ward, the penniless sculptor Alpert Dupre, both fall in love with a glovemaker's daughter named Elmina

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9781860462061 | Harvill Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Prince de Neville and his ward, the penniless sculptor Alpert Dupre, both fall in love with a glovemaker's daughter named Elmina

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The author's fifth novel features a middle-aged Portuguese journalist whose descent into isolation and apathy--with World War II looming on the horizon--is checked when he meets a charismatic young man.

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9780811213196 | New Directions, May 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A middle-aged Portuguese journalist descends into isolation and apathy, with World War II looming on the horizon, until he meets a charismatic young man

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Product Description: In this collection of twenty-odd short stories the situations vary - the reader is invited to consider Noah's ark as it first takes the ground after the Flood, and to experience a brush with Jack the Ripper in foggy Victorian London.

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9780002713351 | Harpercollins, April 1, 1995, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: In this collection of twenty-odd short stories the situations vary - the reader is invited to consider Noah's ark as it first takes the ground after the Flood, and to experience a brush with Jack the Ripper in foggy Victorian London.

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Product Description: Salvatore Satta tells the story of Nuomo, a town in Sardinia which has no reason to exist. Through a series of vignettes, characters and places present themselves, and a fresco of Nuomo comes together as seen through the eyes of Don Sebastiono, the town aristocrat.

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9780002711470 | Harpercollins, March 1, 1994, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Salvatore Satta tells the story of Nuomo, a town in Sardinia which has no reason to exist.

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Product Description: An allegory of Italy under fascism. Four young men are bored in a Sicilian town. Then along comes a dynamic character returned (so he claims) from America, with a scheme to build a tower and give the town some new self-respect. 15 years later the tower has not been completed.

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9780002712064 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, October 1, 1993), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: An allegory of Italy under fascism.

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Undelivered Norton lectures sum up the nature of literature and describe characteristics that the author would like to see bequeathed to those who live in the next millennium

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9780679742371 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, September 1, 1993), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Undelivered Norton lectures sum up the nature of literature and describe characteristics that the author would like to see bequeathed to those who live in the next millennium

Product Description: An old man, haunted by the imminence of death, harks back to the loves of his youth in a small Sicilian town where he was a schoolteacher. As he breathes life into his memoirs, a whole world of laughter and pain is evoked. Gesualdo Bufalino also wrote "Night's Lies".

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9780002710480 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins, June 1, 1993), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: An old man, haunted by the imminence of death, harks back to the loves of his youth in a small Sicilian town where he was a schoolteacher.

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