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The Day of the Owl - Anthony Oliver, George Scialabba, Archibald Colquhoun, Leonardo Sciascia
The Day of the Owl
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781590170618 (159017061X)
Publisher: NYRB Classics
Pages no: 136
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune rated it
4.5 The Day of the Owl
Mainlanders are decent enough but just don’t understand things. I came across Sciascia when browsing through the Sicily travel guide last week, which recommended The Day of the Owl (alongside Lampedusa's The Leopard) as quintessential Sicilian reads. The Day of the Owl begins with a murder that ...
The Bookchemist
The Bookchemist rated it
One of the first novels, and possibly the best ones, to loudly denounce the mentality and the social condition that keep the mafia strong in Southern Italy. So brutal it hurts, especially since its brutality sadly smells of true realism.Featured in my Top 5 20th Century Italian Novels: http://www.yo...
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