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Tim Parks

‘It was explained to me that in Italy a formality is a sort of dormant volcano.’

Tim Parks

Tim Parks was born in Manchester and moved to Italy in 1981. He is the author of five non-fiction accounts of life in northern Italy, most recently A Literary Tour of Italy, and sixteen novels. He has translated the work of, among others, Alberto Moravia and Italo Calvino and writes for the New York Review of Books blog. Painting Death, his latest novel, is published by Harvill Secker.

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