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AFTER DARK: Novel, by Haruki Murakami

AFTER DARK Imagine you’re in Tokyo, imagine walking in the streets of a neighborhood that begins to live the arrival of the night. Imagine the insignia of bars and night clubs, on until dawn. Fine. Inside that darkness, it is interwoven the story of some people, involved in a case of violence. Imagine a hotel, where a prostitute was beaten ...

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WUTHERING HEIGHTS: Romance, by Emily Bronte

WUTHERING HEIGHTS This woman wrote a single novel, but Wuthering Heights offers you thousands of food for thought, in each of its pages. The suggestion, reading this novel, is to imagine it as a thoughtful and careful reflection on all facets of humanity. No, you will not read a love story any, but the interweaving of love inside the rooms ...

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YOU SHOULD NON KNOW THE DESPAIR: Poetry, by Emily Bronte

YOU SHOULD NOT KNOW THE DESPAIR Should not you know despair, if the stars sparkle every night; If the dew falls silent at night, and the sun gilds the morning. Should not you know despair, though the tears to flow freely. Not the years most loved, forever in your heart? Cry, you cry, so it must be. The wind sighs ...

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NO WIND AND LOTS OF THREATENING CLOUDS: Together with an old friend I continue to delve into the history of the castle

…………………………….. The schedule of the Library Federiciana allows me four and a half hours of consultation. Today is a strange spring day, with no wind and lots of threatening clouds, that have for a week now, dumped onto the old Tower of Carignano more water than can be remembered by the inhabitants of the village, where a few dozen families ...

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TRAVEL IN ITALY: September 29, 1494

He died in Florence Agnolo Poliziano, poet, humanist and Italian dramatist, considered among the greatest poets of the Renaissance. GASPARA STAMPA Love me, that I live in the fire, as a new salamander in the world, and what her other, no less strange animal that lives and dies in the same place. My pleasures are all in my game burning ...

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RETELL AND RELIVE: Emotion of the Renaissance

EMOTION OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE Thirteen tracks, to add the smells and flavors of the land trodden by the protagonists of the Last Voga, the preciousness of its fortresses, paintings and museums, because “No matter the journey, as long as the horizon is vast.” That’s why intere sts widens the area of perceptive gaze of the reader, allowing them not ...

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THE INTENSITY: Depth and thickness. Poetry, by Dastilige Nevante

THE INTENSITY She has depth and thickness, height of each feeling and pitching of all emotions. Of each she recognizes inclinations and intonations, that always looking with sweet clarity. (Dastilige Nevante)   This page is from the collection of poems ASTONISHMENT – STUPORE, published by Meeting Benches in the e-book versions of English and Italian: http://meetingbenches.com/book-italian-version/ http://meetingbenches.com/e-book-english-version/

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FRANCIS. THE WAY OF THE CROSS: Book of Feliciano Prosperi

FRANCIS. THE WAY OF THE CROSS “I write to you because I admire you, and the centuries that separate us not belittle your undying current among men of the world.” This is the reason that prompted the author to create this book, wrapping in the depth of thought and narrative, a man named Francis, one that was able to love ...

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THE DREAM OF THE HORSE: Collection of poems, Maria Teresa Santalucia Scibona

PALIO Vigil in the haze of the night, the heart of Barbaresco suspended. It invokes, in the off hours of sleep, the privilege of fate imponderable. On tuff crumbly, the incessant ritual recurs. They hate the bad quarters, and the dream of victory contention, with violent excitement. The proud spirit of the horse, it yearns in vain for the last ...

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WITH EYES CLOSED: Romance, by Federigo Tozzi

WITH EYES CLOSED By reading this book you will know Peter Risoli, a man who has normal eyesight anatomical, but that is not able to see the inner world of Ghisola, the woman he loves. Between the pages, you’ll discover a place where the woman lives – Poggio ai Meli, near Siena – near his house. In those ancestral houses, ...

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