Splinter Group: Short Works by Antoni...

Splinter Group: Short Works by Antonio Tabucchi

In his note to this collection, the Italian writer Antonio Tabucchi refers to the 14 pieces as "drifting splinters." These "fragments of novels and stories," he writes, "have a larval nature." They are "sketchy compositions," "quasi-stories," and "background noise." Despite the author's misgivings, a "residual pride," plus "the chance of a few ... (more)

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