Franco Arminio

Postcards from the dead 2007-2017

Published: 30-11-2017
Pages: 176

Striking stories of just a few lines, on the many ways of dying. Penetrating, ironic, dry, they are told by the dead who send these postcards from their unknown place. Death is the occasion for outlining in a few words a portrait of themselves and their life. In a bittersweet way they condense the last gleam of memory into an image: a light on the bedside table, a jar of coffee, a green sweater, the first roses, a birthday cake, a solitary, a vineyard, a tangerine, the swallows darting to and fro, a beloved woman, a stranger…

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