Antonio Scurati: M. The Son of the Century

Lesung I internationales literaturfestival berlin

Benito Mussolini’s rise from journalist to »Duce« is the subject of this novel, which was awarded the Premio Strega. Through the use of historical documents and multiple perspectives, the novel explores the social panorama of the period between 1919 and 1925 – from the beginning of the fascist movement to the establishment of the dictatorship in Italy.

The conversation is held in Italian and will be interpreted consecutively. The author reads from the original novel in Italian. The speaker reads from the German translation.

Literatures of the World
Host: Ambros Waibel
Speaker: Frank Arnold
Price: 10 Euroa / reduced 6

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