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Sicilian uncles

Author: Leonardo Sciascia
Publisher: Manchester ; N.Y., N.Y. : Carcanet, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of four novellas. In these stories, illusions about ideology and history are lost in mirth and in suffering, and innocence is abandoned. Each novella has a historical moment: the Allied invasion of Sicily; the Spanish Civil War; the death of Stalin; and the "events" of 1848.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonardo Sciascia
ISBN: 0856355550 9780856355554
OCLC Number: 18292156
Notes: Translation of: Gli zii di Sicilia.
Description: 205 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The American aunt --
The death of Stalin --
"Forty-eight" --
Antimony.
Other Titles: Zii di Sicilia.
Responsibility: Leonardo Sciascia ; translated from the Italian by N.S. Thompson.

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A collection of four novellas. In these stories, illusions about ideology and history are lost in mirth and in suffering, and innocence is abandoned. Each novella has a historical moment: the Allied invasion of Sicily; the Spanish Civil War; the death of Stalin; and the "events" of 1848.

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