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Milan Stories / Accade a Milano by Valentina LaScala
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Max E. Harris. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
Il I racconto concerne un ufficiale e la sua fabbrica nella II guerra mondiale. Il II parla di un musicista di strada. Il III è di fantapolitica sull'immigrazione. Tutti si svolgono a Milano. The stories concern (1) an official and his factory in WW2, (2) tales of a street musician, (3) political science fiction on immigration. Milan is the background.
Artemisia Gentileschi: Her Life, Her Genius, Her Due by Francesca Elia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,600. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
In the 17th century when being an artist was strictly for men; few female artists were accepted. This changed during the 1600’s with one of the most accomplished painters, Artemisia Gentileschi. Honored as the first woman to gain membership into the Florentine Accademia delle arti; her art was overshadowed by violence and a trial that transformed her into an icon of female liberation.
Euthalia by ZeugmaPad
Price: Free! Words: 25,860. Language: Italian. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian(5.00 from 1 review)
Un fiore, un colore e ali per volare. Racconti da sbocciare. Euthalia è il fiore che sboccia, in greco antico, ma è anche il nome di una farfalla.
Vi tiravamo sassi by Flavio Toccafondi
Price: Free! Words: 36,820. Language: Italian. Published: February 19, 2013 by smith&laforgue indipendent press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
Morilles, cittadina di provincia. La storia di El e quella di un gruppo di amici impegnati nella lotta per non perdere il posto di lavoro; la storia di un amore a distanza, di un amore distante e di una distanza dall’amore.
Come il morso di un cane by Alfredo Bonera
You set the price! Words: 17,460. Language: Italian. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian, Essay » Literature
Ironia, alienazione, violenza, emozioni, provocazioni, c'è tutto questo ne "Come il morso di un Cane", volume che raccoglie l'evoluzione di uno degli scrittori più scorbutici e originali degli ultimi anni. Una testimonianza preziosa della sua evoluzione artistica che vi divertirà, vi farà riflettere, vi sorprenderà emozionandovi.
Argos and His Master by Italo Svevo
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
"Life is this way: first you have to beg for things and then you have to growl to keep them." Argos's master has been sent to the mountains for his health. Bored, he resolves to teach his hunting dog to talk. The experiment fails, but he himself--the more advanced animal--manages to learn Argos's language.
Death by Italo Svevo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
Roberto and his wife have just dropped off their children at the station and are now alone with each other in their suddenly quiet house. This brief tale, left unfinished, is one of Svevo's most terrifying.
The Rosary by Federico De Roberto
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 Beautiful Death by Federico De Roberto
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.