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By Carlo Sgorlon,Jessie Bright

"Army of the misplaced Rivers" — winner of the Premio Strega — is predicated at the stumble upon among the Friulans and the Cossacks during this little-known tragedy of global warfare II. in the summertime of 1944 a Cossack military whole with its dependents - girls, teenagers, and the elderly, besides horses, camels, tents, and icons - descended on Friuli. In trade for helping the Germans opposed to the purple military, the Germans had promised them this area in mountainous, northeastern Italy as a brand new native land, after which the Germans deserted either the invading Cossacks and the local Friulans to their poor fates.

Against this alpine backdrop, underneath the nightly bombing flights of the Flying Fortresses and among the taking flight Germans and the advancing american citizens, townspeople, partisans and Cossacks are stuck in an ominous web.

Carlo Sgorlon used to be born in 1930 in Cassacco, Udine. He studied on the Normale di Pisa, and now lives an incredibly deepest lifestyles in Udine. His works comprise, between others, Luna colour ametista (1971), Il vento nel vigneto (1973), Il trono di legno (1973, winner of the Premio Campiello, released in English because the wood Throne via Italica Press), Gli dei torneranno (1977), l. a. carrozza di rame (1979), L'armata dei fiumi perduti (1985, winner of the Premio Strega) and los angeles grand foibe (1992). Carlo Sgorlon's truth mirrors his fiction: a reclusive lifestyles in Friuli's geographical region, ignoring or difficult glossy industrialized society. He has been nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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