The Wine-Dark Sea
Sciascia selected the stories for this volume, which is a perfect introduction to his work. A set of trenchant and perfectly composed miniatures, they examine the often comic, sometimes deadly contradictions of Sicily's turbulent history and daily life.
About this Author
Leonardo Sciascia (1921-1989) was an important and controversial post-war commentator on Italian politics. His books include Salt on the Wound, a biography of a Sicilian town; The Council of Egypt, an historical novel and Todo Modo, a metaphysical myst
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