Giose Rimanelli (2720 words)

Giose Rimanelli was born in Casacalenda (Molise), Italy, on November 28, 1925. The majority of his biography can be gleaned from his various novels, starting with Tiro al piccione [The Day of the Lion](1953), his first published novel, and ending with Il viaggio [The Voyage] (2003), his last. The largest portion of his life history is present in two of his books: his mini-memoir Molise Molise (1979), and his narrative Familia: la storia dell’emigrazione [Family: The History of Emigration] (2000).

Rimanelli is the first child of Concetta and Vincenzo Rimanelli, in turn the first-born child of Giuseppe Rimanelli, an illegitimate offspring of a wealthy man in the town, Don Leo …

Postman, Sheryl Lynn. "Giose Rimanelli". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 14 January 2014
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Articles on Rimanelli's works

  1. Peccato originale [Original Sin].
  2. Tiro al piccione [The Day of the Lion].