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La vita intrecciata all’opera – l’una e l’altra smisurate come il cielo – di Tolstoj. «La sensazione più seducente, leggendo il libro, è quella di assistere al lavoro di un orafo, di un maestro orologiaio, che nel suo laboratorio silenzioso smonta e rimonta, per la nostra gioia, meccanismi complicati, ingranaggi delicatissimi, senza mai smarrirsi fra le mille rotelle e sen ...more
Paperback, Gli Adelphi, 325 pages
Published 1992 by Adelphi (first published 1983)
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He is a famous Italian writer and literary critic.

He has written critical biographies of Goethe, Alexander the Great, Kafka and Marcel Proust as well as a short but unforgettable memoir on his thirty-year friendship with Italo Calvino.

In Kafka, Pietro Citati has the great writer declare: "'I am like you, I am a man like you, I suffer and rejoice as you do, like a meticulous and buoyant angel, a be
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