The Wine Dark Sea by Leonardo Sciascia

In "The Wine Dark Sea," readers are presented with a collection of short stories that delve into the complexities of Sicilian life, exploring themes of justice, truth, and the human condition. The narrative weaves through tales of ordinary people confronted with extraordinary situations, often involving crime and moral dilemmas. The author's sharp observations and subtle irony highlight the intricate relationship between the individual and the often-oppressive societal structures, painting a vivid picture of a land steeped in beauty and contradiction, where the line between right and wrong is as blurred as the horizon on the titular wine-dark sea.

The 8447th greatest book of all time


Published
1968
Nationality
Italian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Italian

If you're interested in seeing the ranking details on this book go here

This book is on the following 1 lists: