The Other language stories by Francesca Marciano

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StatementFrancesca Marciano
LC ClassificationsPR9120.9.M36 A6 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination287 pages
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27156019M
ISBN 100307908364
ISBN 109780307908360
LC Control Number2013030931

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The Other Language is also the title of the first story of the collection, in which a year-old Italian girl from Rome, in the wake of her mother’s sudden death, falls in love with an English boy with whom she longs to communicate. So she decides to learn his language because she loves him, but also because “one of the many ways to survive the pain buried inside her was to Cited by: 1.

Marciano's "The Other Language" is a collection of short stories loosely held together by the theme of how language and culture shape us in ways we can't understand and can't change, no matter how much we might try. While that is a compelling idea, there was so much missing from this book, which kept the stories from being fully satisfying.4/5.

The Other Language is about love and passion. In the Guatemalan poems, the lovers can be equated with the country itself, which, for Brazaitis, is haunting and beautiful and painful to think of leaving. In the latter part of the book, the love poems-written to Brazaitis' wife and daughters-are both lighthearted and exuberant.5/5(1).

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They reconnect with lost lovers, migrate to faraway lands, and forge liaisons beyond the bounds of their race, culture, and class. Buy a cheap copy of The Other Language book by Francesca Marciano. Hailed by The New York Times as “a natural-born storyteller,” the acclaimed author of Rules of the Wild gives us nine incandescently smart stories, funny, elegant, Free shipping over $ Francesca Marciano is an Italian screenwriter, novelist and actress.

Her works include, The End of Manners, Casa Rossa, Rules of the Wild and The Other Language. Casa Rossa won the Rapallo Carige prize for women writers in She is also a documentary filmmaker and divides her time between Rome and Kenya.

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