Erri De Luca





Erri De Luca


Born
in Napoli, Italy
May 20, 1950

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Upon completing high school in 1968 Erri De Luca joined the radical left-wing movement Lotta Continua. After the organization's disbandment he worked as a blue collar at the Fiat factory in Turin and at the Catania airport. He also was as a truck driver and a mason, working in job sites in Italy, France and Africa. He rode relief convoys in Yugoslavia during the war between 1993 and 1999.

He is self-taught in several languages including Ancient Hebrew and Yiddish.

De Luca is a passionate mountain climber. A reclusive character, he currently lives in a remote cottage in the countryside of Rome.

Although he never stopped writing since he was 20, his first book is published in 1989, Non ora, non qui (Not now, not here). Many more books followed,
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Average rating: 3.62 · 9,594 ratings · 1,144 reviews · 112 distinct works · Similar authors
Il peso della farfalla

3.59 avg rating — 1,100 ratings — published 2009 — 16 editions
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I pesci non chiudono gli occhi

3.72 avg rating — 980 ratings — published 2011 — 16 editions
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اليوم ما قبل السعادة

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3.52 avg rating — 1,529 ratings — published 2009 — 26 editions
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Tu, mio

3.58 avg rating — 745 ratings — published 1998 — 23 editions
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Non ora, non qui

3.71 avg rating — 449 ratings — published 1989 — 13 editions
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In nome della madre

3.56 avg rating — 489 ratings — published 2006 — 9 editions
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God's Mountain

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3.79 avg rating — 1,023 ratings — published 2001 — 35 editions
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Il contrario di uno

3.56 avg rating — 397 ratings — published 2003 — 11 editions
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Tre cavalli

3.72 avg rating — 575 ratings — published 1999 — 23 editions
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Il torto del soldato

3.50 avg rating — 224 ratings — published 2012 — 13 editions
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“أعمق فراغ رأيته في حياتي، هو فراغ جدار كان يسند مكتبة مُباعة.”
Erri De Luca, Il giorno prima della felicità

“تلك الكتب تُجسّد حياة من اشتراها ورغباته ونزواته، وسعادته برؤية ثقافته الخاصة تنمو سنتمترًا كل يوم كأنها شجرة.”
Erri De Luca, Il giorno prima della felicità

“الكتب تحمل بصمات صاحبها أكثر من ثيابه وأحذيته.”
Erri De Luca, Il giorno prima della felicità

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