Il Colombre by Dino Buzzati

The book is a collection of short stories that blend the ordinary with the extraordinary, creating a world where the fantastical becomes possible. The titular story revolves around a young boy who is pursued by a mythical sea creature, the Colombre, which is believed to bring doom. However, as the boy grows into a man, he learns that the creature's intentions may not be as malevolent as they seem, and the pursuit may actually be a call to embrace his destiny. The narrative is a poignant exploration of fear, destiny, and the unknown, showcasing the author's skill in weaving magical realism with human emotion.

The 5181st greatest book of all time


Published
1966
Nationality
Italian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Italian

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