The Truck

Fiction Elisabetta Rasy
Translated by Angela M. Jeannet

I have looked everywhere, I searched even my memory, but I can’t remember how it all started. I can’t remember what damned circumstances brought me, on that scorching day of early July… I am a respectable though impoverished professional man—respectable in spite of the fact that it’s  [...]

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Issue 23



Fall 2015


Elisabetta Rasy’s books include La scienza degli addii (The science of farewells) and L’estranea (The alien), both published by Rizzoli; and Tre Passioni (Three passions), an unusual book in the Italian literary realm, partway between essay and fiction, in which she narrates the lives of three women—Grazia Deledda, Ada Negri, and Matilde Serao—who, a hundred years earlier, affirmed their freedom through writing.


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