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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."

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
The Great Gatsby
Scott Fitzgerald's exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s.

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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

Lewis Carroll (1865)
Alice in Wonderland
When Alice follows the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole, she finds herself in the enchanted world of Wonderland, where nothing is as it seems...

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.

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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.

Umberto Eco (1980)
The Name of the Rose
The most intelligent - and at the same time the most amusing - book in years (Der Spiegel).

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