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From here, you can link to writings by American, Canadian, and English writers, aligned with the corresponding Italian translation, as well as to writings by Italian writers aligned with the corresponding English translation. The publication of the source texts has been authorized by the publishers/owners for educational purposes. Commercial use remains forbidden. I'll be adding new texts as I find the time; so drop in again soon.

GREAT AMERICAN WRITERS

Mark Twain (1906)
Letters from the Earth
Doubtless the most hilarious and stinging work of "America's Greatest Humorist."

Gore Vidal (1981)
Creation
Gore Vidal takes us on a panoramic tour of the 5th century B.C., and embellishes it with his own ironic humor, brilliant insights, and piercing observations.

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a classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say (Italo Calvino)

GREAT CANADIAN WRITERS

Mordecai Richler (1959)
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
Duddy Kravitz believed what his grandfather had told him: a man without land is nobody. He set his heart on land, and if he made himself hated on the way... he couldn't care less.

Alice Munro (1959)
Boys and Girls
My father was a fox farmer. That is, he raised silver foxes,...

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GREAT ENGLISH WRITERS

Malcolm Lowry (1947)
Under the Volcano
The story of one man's agonized journey towards Calvary, which became a prophetic book for a whole generation.

William Shakespeare (1590)
The Comedy of Errors
Aegeon, a merchant of Syracuse, is arrested in Ephesus because of enmity between Ephesus and Syracuse. Aegeon tells Solinus...

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I read one book one day and my whole life was changed (Ohran Pamuk)

GREAT ITALIAN WRITERS

Carlo Collodi (1881)
The Adventures of Pinocchio
An unabridged translation of Italy's greatest children's novel.

Mario Biondi (1999)
Code Shadow
An obscure power controls all that we write, say, think? Find out in Mario Biondi's riveting thriller.

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