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- DescriptionThe Flying Creatures of Fra Angelico is the sublimely questioning, superbly imaginative collection of fragments and quasi-stories from one of the most rewned voices in European literature. In this gorgeously fantastical collection the reader meets a delicate flying creature of ambiguous species in Fra Angelico's vegetable garden; and a revolutionary who is told her incredible future by Mademoiselle Lermand, a fortune teller from the shadow world.
- Author BiographyOne of the most beloved writers of his generation, Antonio Tabucchi was born in Pisa in 1943 and died in Lisbon in 2012. A master of short fiction, he won the Prix Medicis Etranger for <i>Indian Nocturne</i>, the Italian PEN Prize for <i>Requiem: A Hallucination</i>, the Aristeion European Literature for <i>Pereira Declares</i>, and was named a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. Together with his wife, Maria Jose de Lancastre, Tabucchi translated much of the work of Fernando Pessoa into Italian. Tabucchi's works include L<i>ittle Misunderstandings of No Importance, Letter from Casablanca, The Edge of the Horizon</i>, and T<i>he Woman of Porto Pim</i>. Tim Parks teaches literary translation at IULM University in Milan. He is a literary critic and the author of <i>An Italian Education, The Server, Dreams of Rivers and Seas</i>, and <i>Teach Us to Sit Still</i>. Twice winner of the John Florio Prize for translation, Parks has translated works by Alberto Moravia, Italo Calvino, Roberto Calasso, Niccolo Machiavelli, Fleur Jaeggy, and Antonio Tabucchi.
- Author(s)Antonio Tabucchi
- PublisherArchipelago Books
- Date of Publication08/11/2012
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintArchipelago Books
- Weight152 g
- Width139 mm
- Height158 mm
- Spine13 mm
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