Little Novels of Sicily

Little Novels of Sicily

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First Published in a single volume in 1883, the stories collected in Little Novels of Sicily are drawn from the Sicily of Giovanni Verga's childhood, reported at the time to be the poorest place in Europe. Verga's style is swift, sure, and implacable; he plunges into his stories almost in midbreath, and tells them with a stark economy of words. There's something dark and tightly coiled at the heart of each story, an ironic, bitter resolution that is belied by the… (more)

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Publisher: Steerforth (March 01, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 156 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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