Books tagged: italian literature

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Two Plays
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"My husband exists only insofar as he bores me." --from Italo Svevo's one-act farce _An Unpublished Play_. Selection also includes the brief and lively monologue _Before the Ball_.
Inferiority
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A gentleman bets a friend of his that he will be able to cow him into turning over his wallet to him before the evening is out. In an attempt to win his bet, he and another friend, Baron Squatti, enlist the help of their intended victim's manservant, Giovanni. Genre: theater
The Broken Triangle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
"I desire a lot of women, almost all of them, really. It’s my way of hating them, because they give me reason to. They won’t have anything to do with me."
The Murder on Via Belpoggio
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Everyone felt his own beloved person threatened," notes the narrator of Svevo's sarcastic tale of a bungling murderer on the loose in the city of Trieste.
The Mother
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"In a valley enclosed by wooded hills, cheerful in the colors of spring, stood, one next to the other, two large, unadorned houses, stone and lime. They seemed made by the same hand, and even the gardens, enclosed by hedges and located in front of each of the houses, were of the same size and shape. But those who lived in them did not share the same fate."
Generous Wine
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At a wedding party thrown for one of his wife's nieces, an older man is given permission to go off of his normally strict diet. Partaking too heavily of the food and wine, he becomes irascible and is rebuked in public by his wife and daughter. That night, in bed, in which, try as he might, he is unable to find a comfortable position, he has terrifying visions.
L'Ultimo Concerto del Cornista
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: Italian. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A volte non tutti i mali vengono per nuocere; inattese epifanie possono riscattarci da una vita inetta.
Il mistero di Calatubo
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Series: Nero di Seppia, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,880. Language: Italian. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Piacevole giallo nel quale si rivivono, magistralmente descritte, le atmosfere della Sicilia più profonda.
The Beautiful Death
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Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The captain of the "Siracusa" has received orders to sail for Tangiers, where rebels have seized the Italian consulate. The blue peter is hoisted, and the sirens announcing the ship's departure echo off of the hills above Livorno. From all over the city, seamen and officers begin returning aboard--all of them, that is, but the junior lieutenant Luigi Carleoni, the ship captain's son.
All but one
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Julia’s family wasn’t rolling in money, but they were never short of money for groceries or a holiday. One evening her father didn’t come home and when she started looking for him at his work she was told that they hadn’t seen him for months – since the day that he was fired…