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Flying Creatures of Fra Angelico

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ISBN-10: 1935744569

ISBN-13: 9781935744566

Edition: 2012

Authors: Antonio Tabucchi, Tim Parks

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"Elegant, cosmopolitan, inventive, ambitious, and disquieting; his writing is, paradoxically, sensual and economical."—The Boston Review"Triumphs of nuance and suggestion."—Chicago TribuneIn this superbly imaginative collection of quasi-stories by the award-winning author ofIndian Nocturne, the reader meets a flying creature of ambiguous species in a priest's vegetable garden, and a revolutionary who is told her incredible future by Mademoiselle Lenormand, a fortune teller from the shadow world.Antonio Tabucchiwas born in Pisa, Italy, in 1943. His works have been translated into over forty languages and have won prestigious prizes including the Aristeion, the Hans-Erich-Nossak-Preis, the…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Steerforth Press
Publication date: 9/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 150
Size: 5.50" wide x 6.20" long x 0.41" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Antonio Tabucchi was born in Pisa, Italy on September 24, 1943. He studied literature and philosophy at the city's university. He was a writer and academic. He was professor of Portuguese literature at the University of Siena and the Italian Cultural Institute in Lisbon. His works include Piazza d'Italia, Piccoli Equivoci Senza Importanza (Little Misunderstandings of No Importance), Requiem, uma Alucina�a� (Requiem: A Hallucination), Tristano Muore (Tristan Is Dying), and Racconti con Figure. Many of his works were adapted into films including Sostiene Pereira (Pereira Maintains) and Notturno Indiano (Indian Nocturne). In addition to his fictional writing, he translated works by…    

Zoe Heller has been a contributing editor of Vanity Fair and a staff member of the London Sunday Times, the Times Supplement, Esquire, Vogue, the London Review of Books and The New York Times. Her 2003 novel, What Was She Thinking?: Notes on a Scandal, earned tremendous acclaim, including a spot on the short list for the prestigious Man Booker Prize. The audio release coincided with the 2007 film adaptation, Notes on a Scandal, starring Cate Blanchett and Judi Dench. She was born and educated in Britain and now divides her time between Brooklyn, NY and Bucks County, PA.Tim Parks studied at Cambridge and Harvard. He lives near Verona with his wife and three children. His novel Europa was…