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Born in Sicily, Sciascia was a literary and critical genius as well as a best-selling activist-writer. In the tradition of such Sicilian writers as Luigi Pirandello and Giuseppe Di Lampedusa, he explored in neorealist novels the island's impact on its inhabitants' lives: how they coped with crime, the Mafia, and corruption. His best-known works include The Day of the Owl, The Sicilian Relatives, and the collection of short stories The Wine-Dark Sea. In his most controversial work, The Moro Affair, he implicated Italy's leaders in the 1978 kidnapping and murder of former premier Aldo Moro by the leftist terrorist group, the Red Brigade. Though a long-time Communist, Sciascia eventually left the party to become a member of the Radical party, whose tenets were closer to his own anarchist leanings. As a representative of the party, Sciascia was elected to both the Italian and European Parliaments. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Day of the Owl 1,262 copies, 33 reviews
To Each His Own 903 copies, 28 reviews
The Wine-Dark Sea 421 copies, 9 reviews
Equal Danger 416 copies, 10 reviews
One Way or Another 415 copies, 12 reviews
A Simple Story 339 copies, 6 reviews
The Council of Egypt 297 copies, 8 reviews
La scomparsa di Majorana 295 copies, 6 reviews
Sicilian Uncles 235 copies, 7 reviews
The Moro Affair 206 copies, 5 reviews
Il cavaliere e la morte 148 copies, 5 reviews
Porte aperte 103 copies, 5 reviews
Death of an Inquisitor 93 copies, 4 reviews
La strega e il capitano 83 copies, 1 review
I pugnalatori 79 copies, 1 review
1912 + 1 75 copies, 3 reviews
Dalle parti degli infedeli 64 copies, 4 reviews
Open Doors and Three Novellas 64 copies, 2 reviews
Cronachette 61 copies, 3 reviews
Nero su nero 60 copies
Le parrocchie di Regalpetra 58 copies, 1 review
Il teatro della memoria 41 copies, 2 reviews
Occhio di capra 40 copies, 1 review
Day of the Owl; Equal Danger 38 copies, 2 reviews
Cruciverba 24 copies
Kermesse 14 copies
Ore di Spagna 8 copies, 1 review
Taccuino 3 copies
Les Siciliens 2 copies
Sicilia 2 copies
LOS TÍOS DE SICILIA. 1 copy, 1 review
Italia (Contributor) 1 copy
PARIGI 1 copy
Idearium 1 copy
Sovji dan 1 copy
Kontekst 1 copy
Il GELATO 1 copy
1969 1 copy
Mafija 1 copy
PALERMO 1 copy
Giufa* 1 copy
lettere 1 copy
Il ‰Quarantotto 1 copy, 1 review
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Foreword, some editions) 8,469 copies, 280 reviews
The Viceroys (Contributor, some editions) 384 copies, 12 reviews
The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories (Contributor) 77 copies, 2 reviews
Relatos italianos del Siglo XX (Contributor) 11 copies, 1 review
Gli scrittori e la fotografia (Preface; Preface) 7 copies
Ottave (Foreword, some editions) 5 copies
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