Antonio Tabucchi

Pereira Maintains

Fiction by Antonio Tabucchi

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The Edge of the Horizon

Fiction by Antonio Tabucchi

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It's Getting Later All the Time

Fiction by Antonio Tabucchi

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The Missing Head of Damasceno Monteiro

Fiction by Antonio Tabucchi

Translated from the Italian by J. C. Patrick

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Requiem: An Hallucination

Fiction by Antonio Tabucchi

Translated from the Italian by Margaret Jull Costa

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Tristano Is Dying

Fiction by Antonio Tabucchi

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Pereira Declares

Fiction by Antonio Tabucchi

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Indian Nocturne

Fiction by Antonio Tabucchi

Translated from the Italian by Tim Parks

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Little Misunderstandings of No Importance

Fiction by Antonio Tabucchi

Translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye

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Letter from Casablanca

Fiction by Antonio Tabucchi

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One of the most intriguing and appealing character studies in recent European fiction, and easily the best work of Tabucchi’s to have appeared in English translation.

Kirkus Reviews

Tabucchi’s prose creates a deep, near-profound and sometimes heart-wrenching nostalgia and constantly evokes the pain of recognizing the speed of life’s passing which everyone knows but few have the strength to accept.

—Alan Cheuse, NPR

A work in the high aesthetic mode, a historical novel cast in delicately evocative prose and filled with witty references to the great figures of modern European literature. In it Italians could examine their political consciences through an artful image of another country’s past. The pleasures to be had from Pereira Maintains are rich and varied, but best of all it’s very enjoyable.

The New York Times

Pereira Maintains is small only in size. Its themes are great ones—courage, betrayal, fidelity, love, corruption; and its treatment of them is subtle, skillful, and clear. It’s so clear, in fact, that you can see a very long way down, into the heart of a flawed but valiant human being, into the sickness of a nation, into the depths of political evil. It’s the most impressive novel I’ve read for years, and one of the very few that feels truly necessary.

—Philip Pullman

A masterpiece of compression.

—Mohsin Hamid

Tabucchi has the touch of the true magician, who astonishes us by never trying too hard for his subtle, elusive, and remarkable effects.

The San Francisco Examiner

Ruminative, elegiac and mordantly funny, Mr. Tabucchi’s prose conjures a state between waking and dreaming.

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