Stories With Pictures

Antonio Tabucchi

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Archipelago Books
1 April 2021
ISBN: 9781939810687
Paperback

From the publisher

Translated by Elizabeth Harris

In Stories with Pictures, Antonio Tabucchi responds to photographs, drawings, and paintings from his dual homelands of Italy and Portugal, among other European countries. The stories in this collection spring forth from the shadows of Tabucchi's imagination, as he steps into worlds just hidden from view. From inscrutable masks of pre-Columbian gods, stamps of bright parrots and postcars of yellow cities, portraits of devilish Portuguese nuns, the way to these remote landscapes appear like a 'train emerging from a thick curtain of heat.'