Ignazio Silone

Secondino Tranquilli (1 May 1900 22 August 1978), known by the pseudonym Ignazio Silone (, Italian: [iattsjo silone]), was an Italian political leader, novelist, and short-story writer, world-famous during World War II for his powerful anti-Fascist novels. He was nominated for the Nobel prize for literature ten times. He was awarded the 1969 Jerusalem Prize, and the 1971 Prix mondial Cino Del Duca.


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