Un racconto vero-verissimo

essay, divagazioni a volo d’uccello

Speciale: Omaggio a Vicente Huidobro – effe

Short Stories: l’arte del racconto e le sue lingue

Giovanni Verga / Lawrence: Liberty

GIOVANNI VERGA / (Lawrence) – They unfurled a red-white-and-green handkerchief from the church-tower, they rang the bells in a frenzy, and they began to shout in the village square, “Hurray for liberty!” Like the sea in […]

Ivan Turgenev: The Rendezvous

IVAN TURGENEV – I was sitting in a birch grove in autumn, near the middle of September. It had been drizzling ever since morning; occasionally the sun shone warmly;—the weather was changeable. Now the sky […]

Roberto Arlt: El cazador de orquídeas

ROBERTO ARLT – Djamil entró en mi camarote y me dijo: —Señor, ya están apareciendo las primeras montañas. Abandoné precipitadamente mi encierro y fui a apoyarme de codos en la borda. Las aguas estaban bravías […]

Anton Chekhov: Such is Fame!

ANTON CHEKHOV – The passenger of the first class, who had just finished dinner, in the railway station, was a trifle drowsy; he lay down upon the velvet sofa, stretched himself out with a grunt […]