Appearances by Gianni Celati

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A collection of four novellas by the author of "Voices From the Plains", which reflect on the themes of appearance, reality and fiction. Gianni Celati is the recipient of the Mondello Prize for Italian literature.

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Gianni Celati, the author of ten books including The Adventures of Guizzardi and Voices from the Plains, is one of the best known and most popular Italian writers today. His work has been recognized with several of the most prestigious Italian literary prizes.Adria Bernardi's collection of short stories, In the Gathering Woods, was awarded the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, and her novel, The Day Laid on the Altar, won the Katharine Bakeless Nason Prize.
Published July 1, 1992 by Serpent's Tail. 160 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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These four lively novellas by Italian writer Celati (Voices from the Plains) are distinct yet share a common theme: the truth and falseness that are both inherent in our words and thoughts. In the fir

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These philosophical, provocative stories involve almost visionary quests to find truth and freedom, yet the overall tone is light, subtly whimsical, and often beautifully poetic in its descriptions of the light and shadow around us and within us.

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