Ties Author Domenico Starnone
ISBN-10 1609453859
ISBN-13 9781609453855
Year 2017-03-07
Pages 144
Language English
Publisher Europa Editions
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Translated by Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri Ties is a compulsively readable and provocative novel about marriage and family by one of Italy s bestselling novelists Like many marriages Vanda and Aldo s has been subject to strain to attrition to the burden of routine Yet it has survived intact Or so things appear The rupture in their marriage lies years in the past but if one looks closely enough the fissures and fault lines are evident It is a cracked vase that may shatter at the slightest touch Or perhaps it has already shattered and nobody is willing to acknowledge the fact Domenico Starnone s thirteenth work of fiction is a powerful short novel about relationships family love and the ineluctable consequences of one s actions Known as a consummate stylist and beloved as a talented storyteller Domenico Starnone is the winner of Italy s most prestigious literary award The Strega Winner of The Bridge Prize for Best Novel 2015

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