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Description - Timeskipper by Stefano Benni

One late-winter morning, a young man is cycling downhill to primary school when he encounters a peculiar man - as big as a mountain and as filthy as a garbage dump. After a brief conversation this earthy apparition endows him with a gift: an internal clock that allows him to see into the future and exist in the present at the same time. The young man becomes Timeskipper, seeing and forseeing the epochal events of his era, from postwar reconstruction to the birth of television. These events are tenderly offset by his own personal experiences - love, jobs and adventures.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781933372440
ISBN-10: 1933372443
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 135mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Europa Editions
Publisher: Europa Editions
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Stefano Benni

Stefano Benni is widely considered one of Italy's foremost novelists. His trademark mix of biting social satire and magical realism has turned each of his books into a national bestseller. His many novels include: Bar Sport, The Company of Celestini, The Cafe Beneath the Sea, and now the remarkably successful Margherita Dolce Vita. Benni is also the author of several volumes of essays and poetry and many collections of short stories. He lives in Bologna, Italy.

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