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Gesualdo Bufalino (Comiso, Italy, November 15, 1920 - June 14, 1996), was an Italian writer.
Total Books: 43
Gesualdo Bufalino was born in Comiso, Sicily. He studied literature and was, for most of his life a high-school professor in his hometown. The time spent in an hospital for tuberculosis immediately after World War II provided the material for the novel Diceria dell'untore (The Plague Sower), that, begun in 1950, would be published only in 1981, when, at the age of 61, his friend and celebrated writer Leonardo Sciascia discovered his talents. In 1988, the novel Le menzogne della notte (Night's Lies) won the Strega Prize. In 1990 he won the Nino Martoglio International Book Award.In his native town the Biblioteca di Bufalino ("Bufalino's Library") is now named after him.