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The day of the owl by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
332 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,823 libraries worldwide
"A man is shot dead as he runs to catch the bus in the piazza of a small Sicilian town. Captain Bellodi, the detective on the case, is new to his job and determined to prove himself. Bellodi suspects the Mafia, and his suspicions grow when he finds himself up against an apparently unbreachable wall of silence. A surprise turn puts him on the track of a series of nasty crimes. But all the while Bellodi's investigation is being carefully monitored by a host of observers, near and far. They share a single concern: to keep the truth from coming out"--Publisher's description
A man's blessing by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
226 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,597 libraries worldwide
"This letter is your death sentence. To avenge what you have done you will die." But what has Manno the pharmacist done? Nothing that he can think of. He takes the letter as a joke. The next day he and his hunting companion are both dead. The police investigation is inconclusive. However, Professor Laurana, a modest high school teacher with a literary bent, has noticed a clue that, he believes, will allow him to trace the killer. Patiently, methodically, Laurana begins to untangle a web of erotic intrigue and political calculation. But the results of his amateur sleuthing are unexpected and tragic
Equal danger by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
144 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,337 libraries worldwide
"District Attorney Varga is shot dead. Then Judge Sanza is killed. Then Judge Azar. Are these random murders, or part of a conspiracy? Inspector Rogas thinks he might know, but as soon as he makes progress he is transferred and encouraged to pin the crimes on the Left. And yet how committed are the cynical, fashionable, comfortable revolutionaries to revolution?or anything? Who is doing what to whom?"--Publisher's description
One way or another by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
129 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
Een geheimzinnige bijeenkomst van Italiaanse notabelen onder leiding van een mysterieuze priester leidt tot drie moorden
The wine-dark sea by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
135 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
"Leonardo Sciascia was an outstanding and controversial presence in twentieth-century Italian literary and intellectual life. Writing about his native Sicily and its culture of secrecy and suspicion, Sciascia matched sympathy with skepticism, unflinching intelligence with a streetfighter's intransigent poise." "Sciasia was particularly admired for his short stories, and The Wine-Dark Sea offers what he himself considered his best work in the genre: thirteen spare and trenchant miniatures that range in subject from village idiots to mafia dons, marital spats to American dreams. Here, Sciascia confronts the contradictions - sometimes comic, sometimes deadly, and sometimes both - of Sicily's turbulent history and day-to-day life."--Jacket
Sicilian uncles by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
184 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
CRIME & MYSTERY. The expression 'Sicilian uncle' has the same sense in Italian as 'Dutch uncle' does in English, but with sinister overtones of betrayal and inconstancy. The four novellas in Sicilian Uncles, originally published in 1958, are political thrillers of a kind - the first fruits of Sciascia's maturity. In these stories, illusions about ideology and history are lost in mirth, suffering and abandoned innocence. Each novella has its historical moment: the Allied invasion of Sicily, the Spanish Civil War, the death of Stalin, the 'events' of 1848. These occasions and their consequences are registered in the lives of Sciascia's wonderfully drawn characters. Each has voice, wit and a private history which opens out onto the wider circumstances of his time
The Council of Egypt by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
177 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
Om en siciliansk præst, der i 1780érne forfalsker et arabisk skrift for at dokumentere kongen af Neapels ret til adelens gods
The Moro affair ; and, the mystery of Majorana by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
99 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
"In The Moro Affair Italian novelist Leonardo Sciascia tells a real-life story of political murder. Also included in this book is "The Mystery of Majorana," Sciascia's investigation into the disappearance of a major Italian physicist during Mussolini's regime."--Jacket
La scomparsa di Majorana by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
83 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 532 libraries worldwide
In 1938, Ettore Majorana, a young Sicilian physicist, disappeared on his way from Naples to Palermo. Leonardo Sciascia's investigation of Majorana's strange disappearance, his life, and his personal and scientific relationships pointed him to new hypotheses. In this "philosophical mystery novel," as Sciascia call it, the author brings to light Majorana's discoveries in relation to the destructive power of atomic energy and its terrifying consequences for Europe in the time of Hitler and Mussolini
Candido : ovvero, Un sogno fatto in Sicilia by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
80 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Selon Dominique Fernandez, un roman qui illustre "l'évolution spectaculaire que l'Italie a connue depuis la fin de la guerre". Une contribution ironique au "devenir révolutionnaire" de ce pays, devenir qui n'est ni la violence des "justiciers" sauvages, ni la reptation prudente du Parti communiste vers le pouvoir et la mainmise sur l'Etat. Sciascia manifeste ici la méfiance de certaines élites italiennes tant à l'égard des dogmes révolutionnaires que des appareils politiques corrompus qui ont conduit le pays au bord du chaos
Una storia semplice by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
76 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 463 libraries worldwide
In a small Sicilian village, a young and inexperienced policeman receives a strange phone call from a retired diplomat. On investigating the matter, he finds the diplomat dead. What at first appears to be a simple case of suicide turns into an intricate tale of corruption that involves the Mafia, the head of police, and the entire Sicilian establishment. Leonardo Sciascia (1921-1989) was born in Sicily. One of Italy's & most important modern writers, he was also a controversial commentator on political affairs, especially within Sicily. In addition to notable mystery novels, including <u>The Day of the Owl</u> and <u>The Wine Dark Sea</u>, Sciascia wrote plays, short stories, and essays
La corda pazza by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
49 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Pirandello e la Sicilia by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
36 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Candido : or, A dream dreamed in Sicily by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
11 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Le parrocchie di Regalpetra, Morte dell'inquisitore by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
92 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Porte aperte by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
55 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 361 libraries worldwide
De eenzame weg van een rechter in Palermo in de jaren '30 die zich niet door het fascisme wil laten dwingen de doodstraf op te leggen
Nero su nero by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
29 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 358 libraries worldwide
I pugnalatori by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
51 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Open doors and three novellas by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
La strega e il capitano by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
51 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Roman om en hekseproces, hvor retssystemet dømmer en uskyldig, fattig kvinde for at redde den "pæne" mands ære
 
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Alternative Names
Leonardo Sciascia écrivain italien
Leonardo Sciascia escritor italiano
Leonardo Sciascia Italiaans auteur
Leonardo Sciascia italialainen poliitikko
Leonardo Sciascia Italian writer
Leonardo Sciascia italienischer Schriftsteller und Politiker, MdEP
Leonardo Sciascia scrittore e saggista italiano
Leonardo Sciascia włoski pisarz
Leonardus Sciascia
Liunardu Sciascia
Šaša, Leonardo 1921-1989
Sciasca, Leonardo 1921-1989
Sciascia, L
Sciascia, L. 1921-
Sciascia, L. 1921-1989
Sciascia, L. (Leonardo), 1921-
Sciascia, Leonard
Sciascia, Leonard 1921-
Sciascia, Leonard 1921-1989
Sciascia, Leonardo
Sciascia, Leonardo 1921-
Sciascia, Leonardo 1921-1989
Shasha, Leonardo 191-1989
Λεονάρντο Σάσα
Шаша, Леонардо
שאשא, ליאונרדו
لئوناردو شاشا
ليوناردو شاشا، 1921-1989
シャーシャ, L.
シャーシャ, レオナルド
レオナルド・シャーシャ
列昂纳多·夏夏
Languages
Italian (1,475)
French (237)
English (184)
Spanish (147)
German (71)
Catalan (10)
Basque (6)
Polish (6)
Turkish (5)
Portuguese (4)
Swedish (3)
Czech (3)
Albanian (2)
Maltese (2)
Dutch (2)
Estonian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Croatian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Danish (1)
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