9781590173237

Poem Strip

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  • ISBN13:

    9781590173237

  • ISBN10:

    1590173236

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2009-10-06
  • Publisher: NYRB Classics

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Summary

A New York Review Books Original There's a certain streetvia Saternain the middle of Milan that just doesn't show up on maps of the city. Orfi, a wildly successful young singer, lives there, and it's there that one night he sees his gorgeous girlfriend Eura disappear, "like a spirit," through a little door in the high wall that surrounds a mysterious mansion across the way. Where has Eura gone? Orfi will have to venture with his guitar across the borders of life and death to find out. Featuring the Ashen Princess, the Line Inspector, trainloads of Devils, Trudy, Valentina, and the Talking Jacket,Poem Stripa pathbreaking graphic novel from the 1960sis a dark and alluring investigation into mysteries of love, lust, sex, and death by Dino Buzzati, a master of the Italian avant-garde.

Author Biography

Dino Buzzati (1906—1972) was a painter, playwright, poet, novelist, short-story writer, opera librettist, mountaineer, and science-fiction writer. From the age of twenty-two until his death, he worked as a journalist with the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. The New York Review Children’s Collection published his The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily.

Marina Harss is a translator and dance writer in New York City. Recent translations include Elizabeth Subercaseaux’s A Week in October, Alberto Moravia’s Conjugal Love, and Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Stories from the City of God.

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