Quotes by Antonio Tabucchi

Antonio Tabucchi was an Italian writer and academic who taught Portuguese language and literature at the University of Siena, Italy. Deeply in love with Portugal, he was an expert, critic and translator of the works of Fernando Pessoa from whom he drew the conceptions of saudade, of fiction and of the heteronyms. Tabucchi was first introduced to Pessoa's works in the 1960s when attending the Sorbonne.

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There are some fundamental values it's impossible to be wrong about.

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Literature for me isn't a workaday job, but something which involves desires, dreams and fantasy.

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Like a blazing comet, I've traversed infinite nights, interstellar spaces of the imagination, voluptuousness and fear.

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Xenophobia manifests itself especially against civilizations and cultures that are weak because they lack economic resources, means of subsistence or land. So nomadic people are the first targets of this kind of aggression.

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I prefer insomnia to anaesthesia.

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