When a gypsy finds a headless body, young tabloid journalist Firmino is eager to report the story and discovers that the dead man was an employee at an import-export company where he stumbled upon a heroin smuggling ring.
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Antonio Tabucchi was born in Pisa in 1943. After traveling widely and living in India and Portugal, he settled in his native Tuscany, where he presently holds the Chair of Literature at the University of Siena. The foremost Italian champion of Portuguese literature and the translator of Fernando Pessoa, Tabucchi is also the author of a considerable oeuvre which is published in many languages. He was awarded the Italian PEN Club prize for Requiem (ND, 1994).Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Italian
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Book Description New Directions, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110811213935