Il Consiglio d'Egitto by Leonardo Sciascia

Translated title of the contribution: The Council of Egypt: Introduction

Michael Schmidt (Editor)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript


Palermo, 1783: The barons pursue their feuds and petty plotting. Their wives indulge in forbidden French novels. And the porcine abbot Vella, eager to curry favour with Naples, 'invents' an ancient Arabic chronicle, The Council of Egypt, that enhances the rights of some families, rewriting Sicilian history.
Translated title of the contributionThe Council of Egypt: Introduction
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationIl consiglio d'eggito
Number of pages224
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2016


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