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Natalia Ginzburg - Life, Literary works

Writer, born in Palermo, Sicily, S Italy. She was interned by the Fascists (1940–3) together with husband Leone Ginzburg. She published her first short stories in the review Solaria, and progressed to novels that have as their main themes family life and memories of the past, such as Tutti i nostri ieri (1952), Lessico famigliare (1963), Caro Michele (1973), and La famiglia Manzoni (1983). Her plays include Ti ho sposato per allegria (1965) and L'intervista (1988).

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