<html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-16"> <title>Carlo Sgorlon | Wooden Throne | Fiction: Friuli | Parsival Legend: fiction | Jessie Bright, translator | Italica Press</title> <X-SAS-WINDOW TOP="96" BOTTOM="600" LEFT="4" RIGHT="789"><X-SAS-REMOTESAVE SERVER="www.italicapress.com" USER="web583" DIR="" FILE=""> <style type="text/css"> body,td,th { font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif; } body { background-color: #f0f0f0; } </style> </head> <body background="" text="black" link="blue" vlink="#003399"> <div align="center"> <table width="700" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr height="30"> <td colspan="2" valign="TOP" nowrap bgcolor="#ffffff" width="700" height="30"><div align="left"><img src="ItalPressBar.gif" alt="" height="40" width="700" border="0" autolowsrc lowsrc="ItalPressBarls.gif"></div> </td> </tr> <tr height="6"> <td colspan="2" valign="TOP" nowrap bgcolor="#ffffff" width="700" height="6"></td> </tr> <tr height="30"> <td colspan="2" valign="TOP" nowrap bgcolor="#ffffff" width="700" height="30"><div align="left"><a href="index.html"><img src="NavBar.gif" alt="" name="NavBar" height="30" width="700" usemap="#NavBarHomec5504821" border="0" autolowsrc lowsrc="NavBarls.gif"></a></div> </td> </tr> <tr height="20"> <td colspan="2" valign="TOP" nowrap bgcolor="#ffffff" width="700" height="20"></td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff" width="180"></td> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"></td> <table width="700" border="0" CELLSPACING="0" cellpadding="5" height="1%"> <tr> <td valign="TOP" bgcolor="#cccccc" width="180" height="400"> <div align="center"> <p><font color="#af0000"><img src="TitleBox.gif" alt="" height="50" width="180" border="0" autolowsrc lowsrc="TitleBoxls.gif"><br> <br> </font><font color="black"><img src="WThroneNew.gif" alt="" height="200" width="126" border="1" autolowsrc lowsrc="WThroneNewls.gif"></font></p> <p><a href="index126.html"><font face="Georgia">REVIEWS</font></a></p> <p><a href="index127.html"><font face="Georgia">ABOUT THE AUTHOR</font></a></p> <p><a href="index011.html"><font face="Georgia">RELATED TITLES</font></a></p><table width="154" border="0" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <th width="150"><img src="Book2.jpg" alt="BUY PAPERBACK" name="IconBuyBook4" border="0" width="40" height="40"></th> </tr> <tr valign="middle" bgcolor="#ACACAC"> <td height="25" align="CENTER" bgcolor="#ACACAC"><font size="3" face="Georgia"><a>HARDCOVER</a></font></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#ACACAC"> <td height="25" align="CENTER" valign="middle"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Wooden-Throne-Carlo-Sgorlon/dp/0934977089"><font size="3" face="Georgia">PAPERBACK</font></a></td> </tr> <tr valign="middle" bgcolor="#ACACAC"> <td height="25" align="CENTER"><font size="3" face="Georgia"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0023W6D3G">KINDLE</a></font></td> </tr> <tr valign="middle" bgcolor="#ACACAC"> <td width="150" height="25" align="CENTER"><a>E-BOOK</a></td> </tr> </table> </div> </td> <TD VALIGN="TOP" bgcolor="#ffffff" WIDTH="488" HEIGHT="700"> <div align="center"> <p><font size="+3" color="#003399" face="Georgia">The Wooden Throne</font></p> </div> <blockquote> <blockquote> <blockquote> <div align="center"> <p><font size="+2" color="black" face="Georgia">A novel by Carlo Sgorlon</font></p> </div> </blockquote> </blockquote> </blockquote> <div align="center"> <blockquote> <p><font size="+1" color="black" face="Georgia">First English translation<br> by Jessie Bright<br> </font></p> </blockquote> </div> <blockquote> <div align="left"> <p><font color="#336699" face="Georgia"><b>THE WOODEN THRONE</b></font><font color="black" face="Georgia"> tells the story of a young man s choice between the worlds of creative imagination and physical experience. Growing up in Friuli early in this century, Giuliano leaves his native village in pursuit of his beautiful young mistress and of his own past. So begins a series of adventures in which the mountain landscapes, the tiny village he finds, and the people he meets belong to a strange world of fable. As Giuliano slowly unravels the identity of his new lover, her myth-weaving grandfather, and their mysterious community, the reader senses them all as remote and archaic, nowhere and everywhere, evanescent and eternal at the same time.</font></p> <p><font color="#336699" face="Georgia"><b>Carlo Sgorlon</b></font><font color="black" face="Georgia"> is a sensitive and reflective observer of the boundary between the worlds of fiction and reality and of how modern industrial and consumer society is destroying the sense of the sacred that once bound all people to the earth and that expressed itself in myth and archetype. He is the winner of over twenty major Italian book prizes.</font></p> <p><font color="#336699" face="Georgia"><b><em>The Wooden Throne</em></b></font><font color="black" face="Georgia">, Sgorlon s most famous book, was awarded the prestigious Premio Campiello when it was published in 1973. It has gone through twenty-six printings and is now considered a masterpiece of twentieth-century Italian fiction. It has been translated into French, Spanish and Slavic. </font></p> </div> </blockquote> <div align="left"> <blockquote> <p><font color="#336699" face="Georgia"><b>This was the first</b></font><font color="#000000" face="Georgia"> English edition of <i>Il trono di legno</i> or, indeed, of any of Sgorlon s literary work. His </font><i><font face="Georgia"><a href="index085.html">Army of the Lost Rivers</a></font></i><font color="#000000" face="Georgia"> was published in English by Italica in 1998.</font></p> <p><font color="#000000" face="Georgia">Paperback, 2nd printing, 320 pp.<br>ISBN: 978-0-934977-08-1<br> <b>Price: $16.00</b></font></p> <p><font color="#000000" face="Georgia">Kindle Edition<br> ASIN: </font><font size="3" color="#000000" face="Georgia"></font><font color="#000000" face="Georgia">B0023W6D3G<br> <b>Price: $9.99</b></font></p> </blockquote> </div> <div align="center"> <p><br> <br> <font size="-1" color="#000000" face="Georgia">Copyright &copy; 2016<br> ITALICA PRESS, INC.</font></p></div> </TABLE> <map name="NavBarHomec5504821"><area shape="rect" coords="559,6,651,23" href="index147.html" alt=""><area shape="rect" coords="487,6,541,23" href="index143.html" alt=""><area shape="rect" coords="406,6,470,24" href="http://www.italicapress.com/index295.html" alt=""><area shape="rect" coords="305,6,387,24" href="http://www.italicapress.com/index462.html" alt=""><area shape="rect" coords="226,6,291,23" href="index002.html" alt=""><area shape="rect" coords="166,6,207,23" href="index191.html" alt=""><area shape="rect" coords="86,6,144,23" href="index190.html" alt=""><area shape="rect" coords="28,5,73,22" href="index.html" "alt=""></map> </BODY> </HTML>