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Author photo. Antonio Tabucchi en los Cursos de Verano de El Escorial, 2008.

Antonio Tabucchi en los Cursos de Verano de El Escorial, 2008.

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Antonio Tabucchi was born in Pisa, Italy on September 24, 1943. He studied literature and philosophy at the city's university. He was a writer and academic. He was professor of Portuguese literature at the University of Siena and the Italian Cultural Institute in Lisbon. His works include Piazza d'Italia, Piccoli Equivoci Senza Importanza (Little Misunderstandings of No Importance), Requiem, uma Alucinaçaõ (Requiem: A Hallucination), Tristano Muore (Tristan Is Dying), and Racconti con Figure. Many of his works were adapted into films including Sostiene Pereira (Pereira Maintains) and Notturno Indiano (Indian Nocturne). In addition to his fictional writing, he translated works by Fernando Pessoa and other Portuguese writers into Italian. He received numerous literary prizes including the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in France. In 1993, he was one of the founder members of the International Parliament of Writers and contributed articles to its journal, Autodafé. He died of cancer on March 25, 2012 at the age of 68. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Pereira Maintains 2,027 copies, 75 reviews
Indian Nocturne 480 copies, 14 reviews
Requiem: A Hallucination 392 copies, 9 reviews
It‘s Getting Later All the Time 261 copies, 2 reviews
Tristano Dies 219 copies, 7 reviews
The Edge of the Horizon 196 copies, 6 reviews
The Woman of Porto Pim 184 copies, 4 reviews
Time Ages in a Hurry 183 copies, 7 reviews
L' angelo nero 127 copies, 1 review
Il gioco del rovescio 122 copies, 2 reviews
Dreams of Dreams 110 copies, 4 reviews
For Isabel: A Mandala 75 copies, 1 review
Viaggi e altri viaggi 59 copies, 1 review
Il piccolo naviglio 45 copies, 4 reviews
I dialoghi mancati 40 copies, 1 review
Letter from Casablanca: Stories 30 copies, 2 reviews
Racconti con figure 23 copies, 1 review
Racconti 9 copies
Saudade di libertà (Author) 3 copies
Forte Navajo 2 copies
Cuentos confidenciales (Author) 1 copy
Lettere a capitano Nemo 1 copy, 1 review
BENATI 1989 Davide 1 copy, 1 review
Dream Story (Introduction, some editions) 1,723 copies, 28 reviews
The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories (Contributor) 95 copies, 2 reviews
The Big Book of Modern Fantasy (Contributor) 70 copies, 1 review
A Centenary Pessoa (Contributor, some editions) 67 copies
Het meervoudige leven van Fernando Pessoa (Contributor) 37 copies, 2 reviews
Sostiene Pereira (Auteur adapté) 22 copies
Il treno di Recife (Translator, some editions) 2 copies
Toscane (Contributor, some editions) 2 copies
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