27 December 1914|
Mogliano Veneto, Italy
||1 November 1978
Giuseppe Berto (27 December 1914 – 1 November 1978) was an Italian writer and screenwriter. He is mostly known for his novels Il cielo è rosso (The Sky Is Red) and Il male oscuro.
- Il cielo è rosso a novel, published in 1948, about a group of displaced teenagers during WWII (The Sky Is Red – translation by Angus Davidson)
- Il male oscuro (The dark illness) a "novel of neurosis and psychoanalysis", which in 1964 won him the Viareggio Prize and the Campiello Prize (not translated in English)
- La Passione secondo noi stessi (Passion according ourselves), a 1972 play (not translated in English)
- La gloria (The glory), a novel about Judas's mission of betraying Jesus (not translated in English)