Cuttlefish Bones by Eugenio Montale

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"Virtually incomparable. . . . [Arrowsmith] has quite literally distilled this poetry's essence in order to recompose it with all of its colors, scents, and exquisitely understated potency intact." —Rebecca West


About Eugenio Montale

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Eugenio Montale (1896-1981) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1975. William Arrowsmith was a renowned translator and classics scholar.
Published September 1, 1993 by W W Norton & Co Inc. 269 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Fiction

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``All my poetry,'' Montale ( The Storm and Other Things ) once said, ``is a waiting for the miracle.'' That miracle began with the extraordinary voice that speaks in this first book, Ossi di seppia , published in 1925 when Montale was 29: an authentic, anti-heroic voice that would compel recognit...

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