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Susanna Tamaro
Birth date: December 12, 1957
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A Lovely Bookshelf on the Wall
A Lovely Bookshelf on the Wall rated it 6 years ago
What a sweet, enchanting story! The language in Il grande albero is clear and poetic. When describing birds flying south for the winter, Tamaro writes, "The birds had left their nests to meet the adventure of life." Later in the book, the fir tree is called a "grand, green cathedral." There were man...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it 14 years ago
This is a sweet little story translated from Italian. Parts of it were really tender and enjoyable, but there were a few parts that were a bit dull. As I recall, the best parts are earlier in the book. "Happiness is to joy, as an electric light bulb is to the sun. Happiness always has an object--...
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