Anna Maria Ortese
This prizewinning collection of stories and essays is set in post-WWII Naples. A classic of European literature, this superb collection of fiction and reportage is set in Italy's most vibrant and turbulent metropolis-Naples-in the immediate aftermath of World War II. Depicting the widespread suffering and brutal desperation that plagued the city, it comprises a mix of masterful storytelling and piercing journalism. This book, with its unforgettable...