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8 edition of Timeskipper found in the catalog.

Timeskipper

by Stefano Benni

  • 220 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Europa Editions .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAntony Shugaar (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12338004M
    ISBN 101933372443
    ISBN 109781933372440
    OCLC/WorldCa182529308

    Stefano Benni (born 12 August ) is an Italian satirical writer, poet and journalist. His books have been translated into around 20 foreign languages and scored notable commercial success. million copies of his books have been sold in Italy. This book features the skippers in their own words. Historians call this oral history, people speaking about their experiences without any filters. The words in this book are their own; I have only edited them to remove repetition, grammar, and the occasional swear word (this is a book about Disneyland, after all).

    Timeskipper by Stefano Benni Book Resume: One late-winter morning as he is "hop-hiking" downhill toward his character-building destination, a vomit-yellow cube surrounded by a garden of barbarously unkempt weeds known as the Bisacconi elementary school, Stefano Benni's young hero encounters a peculiar man - as big as a mountain and as filthy as.   Winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, this is one of the defining books of the s, an experimental novel about a young journalist trying to navigate life in America. When Speedboat burst on the scene in the late ’70s it was like nothing readers had encountered before. It seemed to disregard the rules of the novel, but it wore its 4/5(5).

      6) Timeskipper (Stefano Benni) Top 10 Italian contemporary books It tells the fantastic story of Lupetto, a young Italian boy living in the ’ He receives a special gift, which able him to see into the future. Stefano Benni is probably the most famous Italian satirist, and in each book he confirms his ability to surprise and enchant. To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.


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Italy's foremost satirist recounts the adventures of Timeskipper, a young man endowed with a rare gift: the ability to see into the future. A tale in which innocence and imagination defy corruption and conformity, in which the eccentricities and innocence of yesteryear come face-to-face with the moral aridity of today's money-obsessed society, 5/5(3).

Timeskipper book. Read 74 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A young boy is given a magical gift: an internal 'duoclock' that allows /5. While Margherita lamented the intrusions of modern technology on the pastoral Italian lifestyle, Timeskipper focuses on the perceived evils practiced by conservative Italian politicians in the second half of the 20th century.

Despite the subject matter, the book is more strongly characterized by the main character, Timeskipper, and his Brand: Europa Editions, Incorporated. "Timeskipper sees and foresees the epochal events of his era, from postwar reconstruction to the birth of television - from the golden age of rock'n'roll to the revolutionary sixties and the turbulent seventies.

These events are tenderly offset by his own private experiences: his first love, his first Timeskipper book, leaving home, hilariously wild. Timeskipper sees and foresees the epochal events of his era from postwar reconstruction to the birth of television—from the golden age of rock’n’roll to the revolutionary sixties and the turbulent seventies.

and social upheavals, the book offers a powerful and vivid tableau Christelle Dabos The Memory of Babel Book Three of the. Timeskipper by Benni, Timeskipper. Stefano Benni; Translator-Anthony Sugaar. Published by Europa Editions () This is the first UK edition.

Size: Octavo (standard book size). pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing. Timeskipper goes away to the city to be educated, flirts with communism, plays soccer, becomes a newspaper reporter, observes the student unrest that.

The book. From the author of Margherita Dolce Vita. Timeskipper is one of Stefano Benni’s most touching and enduring creations. Colored by Benni’s trademark linguistic inventiveness and irresistible humor, this is a coming-of-age story with a difference.

Timeskipper › Customer reviews I discovered this book reandomly in my local library, and am only grudgingly going to give it back. This is one I will be recommending to all my friends. Excellent writing. The story has a bit of magic to it, while exploring some history of Italy in the 60s, along with biting commentary on the destruction of 5/5.

Buy the Paperback Book Timeskipper by Stefano Benni atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. From the author of Margherita Dolce Vita One late-winter morning as he is hop-hiking" downhill toward his character-building destination, a vomit-yellow cube surrounded by a garden of barbarously.

“Timeskipper” by Stefano Benni and translated by Antony Shugaar is a magic realism novel about an eponymous young boy from the mountains in Italy who is on his way to school when he bumps into a god in the woods. Timeskipper by Stefano Benni Book Resume: 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.

About Short Stories in Italian This is an all new version of the popular PARALLEL TEXT series, containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Italian and in English translation. Including stories by Calvino, Benni, Sciascia and Levi, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Italian culture and literature as well as.

The Time Skippers is the follow up to my debut novel Time Skip. It concludes the saga of a reluctant time traveling vigilante. Curtis Lovelle continues to skip through time and struggles with his personal life, his calling, not to mention the 4/5. Timeskipper Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Ma Pages: Margherita Dolce Vita Stefano Benni, Author, Antony Shugaar, Translator, trans.

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Everyday low /5(44). The Skipper, Annagry, Co Donegal. 55, likes 1, talking about this. Commercial Fishing and Aquaculture Magazine/5(6). Skipper. 19, likes 5 talking about this.

Formerly Jetaport, Skipper discovers and books hotels perfectly fitted to your unique group/5(39). Timeskipper (Saltatempo) Magic realism in a post-war Italy As is becoming tradition, I received a copy of this book in last year’s RedditGifts book exchange (in Marchto be precise), and I am only just now getting around to reviewing it.

Timeskipper by Stefano Benni is many layers of fantastic. The author invents words and uses them consistently through out the book. For example, cigarettes are cancer sticks. Wild humor, a touch of magic, so many memorable characters. Like a vibrant intricate embroidery, it’s one of those novels you can get lost in.

Margherita Dolce Vita by Stefano Benni, translated by Anthony Shugaar pp, Europa, £ As loyal readers of Stefano Benni might expect, his new novel is a lively, whimsical and furiously. The duoclock enables Timeskipper to see into the future occasionally, a gift he uses to his advantage as his country, small village, and personal life undergo radical changes.

With its shifting from the fantastical to the political and its dizzying number of characters, this is not an easy book to follow, and it specializes in an obscure.