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La corda pazza: Scrittori e cose della Sicilia

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Sicilia: «Una terra difficile da governare perché difficile da capire». A questa terra, a tutte le sue «corde» («la seria, la civile, la pazza» scrisse una volta Pirandello), al passato più oscuro come al presente più invadente Sciascia prestò sempre un’attenzione puntuale, appassionata, partecipe e al tempo stesso inflessibile nella descrizione dei mali. E per una volta p ...more
Paperback, Saggi. Nuova serie, 287 pages
Published September 1st 1991 by Adelphi (first published 1970)
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Leonardo Sciascia wrote of his unique Sicilian experience, linking families with political parties, the treachery of alliances and allegiances and the calling of favours that resort in outcomes that are not for the benefit of society, but of those individuals who are in favour.
Sciascia perhaps, in the end, wanted to prove that the corruption that was and is endemic in Italian society helps only t
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