Una storia semplice (novel)

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Una storia semplice (A Simple Story) is a short novel by Leonardo Sciascia. It was the last novel of the author to be published, shortly before his death. It is inspired by a real event, i.e. the theft of the Caravaggio Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence happened in 1969.[1][2] A film based on the novel was directed by Emidio Greco and released in 1991.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matteo Collura. Sicilia sconosciuta. Rizzoli. ISBN 8858606663. 
  2. ^ Gianni Bonina (15 June 2012). "Il Caravaggio rubato dalla cronaca al mito". La Repubblica. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Roberto Chiti; Enrico Lancia; Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I Film. Gremese Editore. ISBN 8884401372.