Words Are Stones: Impressions of Sicily (Hesperus Modern Voices Series), Carlo Levi

Words Are Stones: Impressions of Sicily (Hesperus Modern Voices Series), Carlo LeviWinner of the prestigious Italian literary prize, Premio Vareggio, Words Are Stones offers an insightful and authentic portrait of Sicily and its people. Foreword by Anita Desai.POver a number of years, Italian writer Carlo Levi made three journeys to Sicily. He went on to chronicle his travels, penning a series of short essays that capture in miniature the essence of Sicilian life: its traditions, culture, and breathtaking landscape. Here, gathered in one comprehensive volume, these writings offer a rare and observant portrayal of an island whose people#151;though burdened by poverty, political upheaval, backwardness, and murder#151;retained a true generosity and graciousness of spirit. Обо всём этом и не только в книге Words Are Stones: Impressions of Sicily (Hesperus Modern Voices Series) (Carlo Levi)

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