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MALAPARTE, CURZIO - Kaputt. Translated from the Italian by Cesare Foligno. [Second printing November 1946].

Title: Kaputt. Translated from the Italian by Cesare Foligno. [Second printing November 1946].
Description: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1946. 22 x 15 cm. 407 pp. Cloth with dustwrapper. First published in Italian in 1944, first American edition October 1946. - In a preface to 'Kaputt' the author tells the extraordinary story of the manuscript of his book. Begun in the Ukraine in 1941 and finally finished in Capri in 1943, the manuscript escaped time and time again discovery and inevitable destruction by the authorities. [...] Some of the last chapters were successfully hidden in the double soles of his shoes when he was arrested by the Fascist authorities and sent to prison in Rome. - [Flap]. - Lacking [small] piece top of spine dustwrapper, else a good copy

Keywords: WO II / World War II

Price: EUR 20.00 = appr. US$ 21.74 Seller: kAdeBoeken Antiquariaat
- Book number: 8150

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