Sea Tales of Athos and Orestes – Chronicle

Sea Tales of Athos and Orestes - Chronicle

Pisa, 2 July 2022 – Athos Bigongiali and Oreste Verini’s new book hits bookstores, a literary journey to discover the incredible adventure by sea of ​​a radio operator who left Garfagnana. “The sea is the appointed place of travel. It has been so since ancient times and remains so, there is no heaven or earth to compare: the original, classic journey is by sea ».

It opens from this affirmation Call me Marconi. Sea stories“, A new book written for Edicioni ETS Athos Bigongiali E Orestes VeriniInaugurating Gunga DinPublishing house’s new series, directed by Franco Cardini E Alessandro AgostinelliDedicated to the theme of travel.

It is a collection of sea stories that refer to the incredible adventures experienced by the sailor Renzo. MarconiFrom the Garfagnana mountains, in the period between the 60s and 90s, it can be defined as almost “mythical”, far from our present feeling.

Singapore, Patagonia, India, Canada, the Amazon, and the Caribbean Sea become the backdrop for hunts, ambushes, storms, and shipwrecks, interspersed with fights, ghost stories, apparitions, encounters with indigenous peoples, and the exploits of mythical heroes.

The true stories, whether they seem oral or exaggerated by word of mouth, are all true because, as the radio operator who left the Apennines to see the world says at the end of the book, “Sailors never lie.”

Athos BigongialiThe writer, making his narrative debut A working class town (Cellerio, 1989), from which a theatrical performance was also taken. He is the author of several published books Earth Disease Warnings (1990), Irish Vigilance (1992) E RL Dr. from Stevenson. Letter to Hyde (1994). Also includes his many publications Ashes of Che (1996), A ballad for a hot summer (1998), Pizza once. An illustrated story (2000), the clown (2006) E Steve McQueen’s latest escapade (2009). Author of ten radio plays for RAI, Athos Bigongiali has contributed to the cultural pages of various newspapers and magazines and is a jury member of various literary awards.

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Orestes Verini, graduated in economics and commerce from the University of Pisa, where he teaches, and has been living in Lunigiana for some time, often moving to Garfagnana. In 2019, he published Madrid for Fusta editor In the footsteps of painter Pietro da Tallada, the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, won the Franco Piccinelli National Prize in 2021. He is the co-author of the radio program Pasi Pace Parole – Naracioni a Mesacosta, dedicated to the problems of the hinterland and mountain areas.

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