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10 Italian Books by Women We’d Love to See in English
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Make Your Own List. In the decades following Italian unification, its authors starting writing in the new common language: Italian. Italy-based novelist Tim Parks introduces us to some of the best novels by some of Italy's greatest writers.
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Reading novels by Italian authors opens your eyes to the Italy beyond the tourist spots as well as telling the human side of history you never touched on in school., Maraini has led an extremely colourful life — her family fled fascism in Europe, only to be imprisoned in a camp in Japan during the war years.
All titles contain Amazon links. The Divine Comedy should naturally top this list due to its status in as one of the greatest works in Italian and world literature. The rhymed narrative poem was completed in , it helped to shape the Italian language and preserve a medieval world-view for the afterlife. A true classic. The first Italian novel is a 17 century love story of Renzo and Lucia who are prevented from marrying and forced to flee by a cruel tyrant on a backdrop of war, revolution, religion and disease. A brilliant novel about the Italian unification and the destruction of nobility set in small town Sicily.
You probably are going on holiday for a few days and have more free time than usual. There might be long days at the beach or some time spent in a cabin in the woods. Books are just a perfect way to dive deep into the culture of a certain country. The choice is quite limited, but the selection is worthy nonetheless. One of my favorite books of all time.