THE BURNING BRAND: DIARIES 1935 - 1950.
New York: Walker, (1961.) Hardcover First Edition
First US printing. Shortly after being awarded Italy's highest literary prize, the Strega Award, in 1950, Pavese committed suicide. These diaries reveal some of the torments of his life, both personal and political. Translated by A. E. Murch. Introduction by Frances Keene. Bibliography. 368 pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. (some scattered marginal notations in book, edgewear to dj,) .
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