Great Italian Stories 10 Parallel Texts - Parallel Texts

Short stories

Paperback (11 Jan 2024) | English,Italian

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Publisher's Synopsis

A spellbinding selection of short stories in the original Italian alongside their English translations


This new dual-language edition of ten stories selected from The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories celebrates some of the very best twentieth-century literature from Italy. Each story appears in the original Italian alongside an expert English translation, providing unique cultural insight and literary inspiration for language learners. Ranging from a spellbinding tale of the supernatural to a powerful portrait of post-war Italy, this revelatory collection includes works from beloved authors, Italo Calvino, Fausta Cialente, Alba de Céspedes, Grazia Deledda, Natalia Ginzburg, Elsa Morante, Lalla Romano, Umberto Saba, Alberto Savinio, and Elio Vittorini.

Book information

ISBN: 9780241634455
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Pub date:
Edition: Short stories
DEWEY: 853.0108
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English,Italian
Sales rank: 7842
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 148g
Height: 127mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 15mm