Federico De Roberto

Biography

Italian writer, 1861-1927

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Books

The Beautiful Death
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
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.
The Rosary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Between prayers, as she says the rosary ("forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us"), an old woman refuses to pardon her newly widowed and destitute daughter.
The Wedding Mass
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The sculptor Lodovico Bertini turns up on a mysterious errand at the school where a friend of his is teaching Greek. He has come, it turns out, to witness the arrival of a passenger liner, aboard which is a man whose imminent return to Italy is throwing Bertini's life into turmoil.

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