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By Carlo Sgorlon,Jessie Bright

"Army of the misplaced Rivers" — winner of the Premio Strega — relies at the stumble upon among the Friulans and the Cossacks during this little-known tragedy of worldwide conflict II. in the summertime of 1944 a Cossack military whole with its dependents - girls, teenagers, and the elderly, in addition to horses, camels, tents, and icons - descended on Friuli. In alternate for aiding the Germans opposed to the pink military, the Germans had promised them this quarter in mountainous, northeastern Italy as a brand new place of origin, after which the Germans deserted either the invading Cossacks and the local Friulans to their negative fates.

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

Carlo Sgorlon was once born in 1930 in Cassacco, Udine. He studied on the Normale di Pisa, and now lives an incredibly inner most existence in Udine. His works contain, 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 by way of 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 existence in Friuli's geographical region, ignoring or tough sleek industrialized society. He has been nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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