PUBLISHERS OF LITERARY FICTION SINCE 1983
Cover illustration: Lynette Hemmant
"The best of these stories (Liberty, The Gentry) have the directness, even a brutality, to match Cormac McCarthy, and Lawrence's translation is exemplary."
Shaun Whiteside in The Times
Verga's short stories were recently on Radio 4 and he is one of the greatest short-story writers of the 19th century.