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Train to Maratea
Original title: Tren a Maratea

Train to Maratea

Original title: Tren a Maratea
Synopsis:

A powerful little novel about returning home.

While Naples is partially confined by a cholera epidemic, an older man returns to the hometown he left thirty years ago, during the war, to join the partisans. He returns to bid farewell to life, after not wanting to return since the day he emigrated, the day after the war was won. On his last train journey to Maratea, his village, he coincides with a university professor; with her he shares the final stretch of his journey and the essential memories of his life, amid the discomfort at the official history and the memories of his childhood; amid his strong desire to live and the inevitable proximity of death.

Technical data

Publishing date: | 128 pages | ISBN: 978-84-7588-939-9 | Imprint: Edicions Proa