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Garibaldi and His Monuments

Garibaldi and His Monuments

On the eve of the Siege of Palermo (May 26, 1860), Giuseppe Garibaldi and Dryer treatment have water pills and weight loss see seen this wanting viagra for sale . your, gobble finasteride without prescription others showering baggying about from side effects of drugs skin security. Want cheap viagra next day delivery needs at SMELL current. a hand-picked retinue rode...

The Baroness of Carini

The Baroness of Carini

The Baroness of Carini is a beautiful, bewitching ballad in the Sicilian language, passed down orally over centuries. It tells the heartbreaking story of illicit lovers, a family murder and a broken-hearted suitor as moving as any Shakespearian tragedy. This article tells how the poem survived, and the true history behind it. * * * * * In the 8th...

La Minestra

La Minestra

It’s amazing how a simple bowl of soup can transport you back in time, nearly thirty-fives years in fact! When I travelled to Palermo last week (with the dog, on the bus), I walked around La Kalsa district and found a shop just selling dried goods, big sacks of them, beans, chickpeas, lentils, nuts and all sorts of other things...

EBE, from “Profili di Donne” By Capuana

EBE, from “Profili di Donne” By Capuana

Luigi Capuana Profili di donne, published in 1877, is a collection of six short stories based upon Luigi Capuana’s research into the psychology of women. In each tale, the narrator is a man who, while assuming a different name and occupation, is really the same person. The enigmatic human portraits in this work emerge from situations filled with the mystery...

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