Indian Nocturne

Indian Nocturne

Author: Antonio Tabucchi

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 9780857869449

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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A lot of people lose their way in India . . . it's a country specially made for that.' Amid the backstreets, brothels and faded hotels of Bombay, Madras and the old Portuguese port of Goa, a man searches for his lost friend. Xavier has been missing for a year, and the only clues to his disappearance lie with an overworked doctor, a young prostitute and the leader of a strange religious order. Dreamlike, elusive and profoundly disquieting, Indian Nocturne calls into question the very nature of identity.
Indian Nocturne
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Antonio Tabucchi
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-05 - Publisher: Canongate Books

A lot of people lose their way in India . . . it's a country specially made for that.' Amid the backstreets, brothels and faded hotels of Bombay, Madras and the old Portuguese port of Goa, a man searches for his lost friend. Xavier has been missing for a year,
The Woman of Porto Pim
Language: en
Pages: 106
Authors: Antonio Tabucchi
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-23 - Publisher: Archipelago

By Antonio Tabucchi, one of the most renowned voices in European literature and the foremost Italian writer of his generation, The Woman of Porto Pim is made up of enchanting, hallucinatory fragments that take place on the Azores Islands off the coast of Portugal. Told by a visiting Italian writer
Flying Creatures of Fra Angelico
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Antonio Tabucchi
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-16 - Publisher: Archipelago

Hypochondria, insomnia, restlessness, and yearning are the lame muses of these brief pages. I would have liked to call them Extravaganzas . . . because many of them wander about in a strange outside that has no inside, like drifting splinters. . . . Alien to any orbit, I have
Letter from Casablanca
Language: en
Pages: 122
Authors: Antonio Tabucchi
Categories: Italy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: New Directions Publishing

Short stories deal with topics including a mother's reminiscences of her son, life in a F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, and the reversal of art and life
Sostiene Pereira
Language: it
Pages: 214
Authors: Antonio Tabucchi
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Feltrinelli Editore

"Tabucchi è convinto che è arrivato il tempo in cui dobbiamo chiedere anche alla letteratura di dire la verità: non la verità metafisica e del cuore, ma proprio la verità degli uomini, quella della loro condizione storica, dei pericoli che stanno correndo, degli assassini di cui sono autori e vittime"