La Superba

La Superba

Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer


"If Italo Calvino determined to make one among his invisible towns noticeable, the end result could glance whatever like Pfeijffer's Genoa." — Benjamin Moser

An absolute pleasure to learn, La Superba, winner of the main prestigious Dutch literary prize, is a Rabelaisian, stylistic tour-de-force a few author who turns into trapped in his stroll at the wild facet in mysterious and unique Genoa, centering at the tales of migration and immigration, criminal and unlawful, telling the tale of contemporary Europe. half migrant tale, half perverse shuttle consultant, La Superba is a unconditionally postmodern ode to the mind's eye that lovingly describes the labyrinthine and magical urban that Pfeijffer calls domestic: Genoa, Italy, town often called los angeles Superba for its attractiveness and wealthy history.

Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer (b. 1968), poet, dramatist, novelist, well known within the Netherlands as a grasp of language, is the single two-time winner of the Tzum Prize for "the most pretty sentence written in Dutch" (including one in La Superba!).

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