New PDF release: Army of the Lost Rivers

By Carlo Sgorlon,Jessie Bright

ISBN-10: 0934977623

ISBN-13: 9780934977623

"Army of the misplaced Rivers" — winner of the Premio Strega — relies at the stumble upon among the Friulans and the Cossacks during this little-known tragedy of worldwide conflict II. in the summertime of 1944 a Cossack military entire with its dependents - girls, teenagers, and the elderly, in addition to horses, camels, tents, and icons - descended on Friuli. In trade for assisting the Germans opposed to the pink military, the Germans had promised them this sector in mountainous, northeastern Italy as a brand new fatherland, after which the Germans deserted either the invading Cossacks and the local Friulans to their negative fates.

Against this alpine backdrop, underneath the nightly bombing flights of the Flying Fortresses and among the chickening out Germans and the advancing americans, townspeople, partisans and Cossacks are stuck in an ominous web.

Carlo Sgorlon was once born in 1930 in Cassacco, Udine. He studied on the Normale di Pisa, and now lives an exceptionally inner most existence in Udine. His works comprise, between others, Luna colour ametista (1971), Il vento nel vigneto (1973), Il trono di legno (1973, winner of the Premio Campiello, released in English because the wood Throne by means of Italica Press), Gli dei torneranno (1977), l. a. carrozza di rame (1979), L'armata dei fiumi perduti (1985, winner of the Premio Strega) and los angeles grand foibe (1992). Carlo Sgorlon's truth mirrors his fiction: a reclusive existence in Friuli's geographical region, ignoring or tough glossy industrialized society. He has been nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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