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Testa d'argento

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Paperback, L'ottagono, 197 pages
Published 1988 by Mondadori
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Lorenzo Berardi
Sep 01, 2009 rated it really liked it
This is a very good collection of short stories by one of the most underrated modern Italian novelists.

What I like in Malerba is something unknown by many contemporary Italian novelists: simplicity. He doesn't flirt with long sentences, egocentric attempts of showing his writing skills or whatsoever. Malerba simply writes funny, witty and often romantic short stories preferring a first person narration.

The stories in this collection reminded me the ones of Calvino, Buzzati and Manganelli. Yet, M
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Co-founder of the Gruppo 63. Luigi Malerba (born Luigi Bonardi; November 11, 1927 – May 8, 2008) was an Italian author who wrote short stories (often written with Tonino Guerra), historical novels, and screenplays, and who co-founded the Gruppo 63, based on Marxism and Structuralism. Umberto Eco said that Malerba was defined post-modern, but that's not all true, because he is maliciously ironic, u ...more