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Sciascia, Leonardo

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The day of the owl by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
303 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 1,800 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 )
214 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,550 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 12 languages and held by 1,352 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
Sicilian uncles by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
153 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,067 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 )
137 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
Een lagere geestelijke op Sicilië vervalst in 1782 een Arabisch handschrift voor zijn eigen politieke doeleinden
The wine-dark sea by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
112 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,020 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
The Moro affair ; and, the mystery of Majorana by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
92 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 951 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."--BOOK JACKET
Salt in the wound, followed by the death of the inquisitor by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
97 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Todo modo by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
113 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 614 libraries worldwide
Een geheimzinnige bijeenkomst van Italiaanse notabelen onder leiding van een mysterieuze priester leidt tot drie moorden
La scomparsa di Majorana by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
93 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 569 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
One way or another by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
En gruppe ledende politikere, gejstlige og industrifolk er samlet på et luksushotel, hvor deres egentlige ærinde er magtmisbrug og korruption
Una storia semplice by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
72 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 458 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 )
46 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Candido : ovvero, Un sogno fatto in Sicilia by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
56 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Pirandello e la Sicilia by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
33 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Candido : or, A dream dreamed in Sicily by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
13 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Open doors and three novellas by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Opere by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
39 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in Italian and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Death of an inquisitor & other stories by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
30 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 324 libraries worldwide
"En abril de 1657, tras ser encarcelado en varias ocasiones y merecer castigos cada vez más severos por parte del tribunal de la Inquisición, el fraile Diego La Matina pasó de la exasperación a la locura hasta, finalmente, asesinar al inquisidor del reino de Sicilia, Juan López de Cisneros."-- Back cover
Il cavaliere e la morte : sotie by Leonardo Sciascia( Book )
33 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Bij de speurtocht naar de dader van een moord spelen de vriendschap en rivaliteit tussen de commissaris en zijn adjunct een rol
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Alternative Names
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
שאשא, ליאונרדו
シャーシャ, L.
シャーシャ, レオナルド
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