Search Results: "Domenico Starnone"


BOOK REVIEW

TIES by Domenico Starnone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"A slim, stunning meditation on marriage, fidelity, honesty, and truth."
Four years after leaving his wife and children, Aldo returns to them, ready to rebuild. Read full book review >

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GIPSY LAKE by Domenico Corna
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 18, 2014

"An uneven fantasy tale with an encouraging message about embracing life's risks."
Corna (You'll Fall Asleep, 2014, etc.) offers a fantastical novel about a fearful girl and the strange events that help her find herself. Read full book review >

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Night Clouds by Domenico Corna
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 18, 2013

"A poetic novel that effectively integrates elements of science fiction, fantasy and drama."
In this mystical novel, a girl finds herself torn between her own reality and an alternate world she's created in her own mind. Read full book review >

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THE THREAD OF LIFE by Domenico Vittorini
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Regrettably, the graceful introduction from the 1958 edition, enumerating sources from the Decameron to the late 19th century, has not been reprinted; included is an affectionate forward by Vittorini's son. (Folklore. 8+)"
Preserve the jacket at all costs, for on it begins a remarkable visual sequence that continues inside: A bearded man in the costume of a Renaissance dandy flourishes a plumed quill pen and an inkwell shaped like a boot; on the title page, three mice are climbing over the boot, sitting near blank parchment; on the verso, a pool of ink is flowing from the overturned boot, and tiny black tracks scurry off the edge of the page. Read full book review >