Item #1106 The Sky is Red. Giuseppe Berto.
"What modern war means to people who undergo it."

The Sky is Red.

[New York]: New Direction Books, 1948. Item #1106

8vo. 210 x 150 mm., [8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches]. vi, 397 pp.  Publisher's tan linen cloth, title on spine in red, and outline image of a leaf in red on upper board, dust jacket; scuff to lower board, dust jacket with chips at head and tail of spine with minor loss, edges rubbed of color; some minor water staining.  A good copy only.

"The Sky is Red is a war book, but one in which there are no battles, no politics, and no speeches.  It has nothing to say about patriotism or rivalries of nations and classes.  It is just about people -- the survivors in a bombed Italian town -- and the way they patch up the wreckage of their lives and on on:  hoping living, and living" (dust jacket blurb).

Price: $45.00

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