This is an initial collection of Romano Bilenchi's numerous writings scattered among anthologies, daily newspapers and periodicals through over half a century of activity as a writer. Here we find the first prose writing of his youth, together with articles written in the nineteen thirties regarding the matter of "Fascism of the Left", social inquiries after the War, character sketches of himself and his companions on the way, interpretations, polemics, accusations and the testimony left by the writer, true genuine story.teller and "man of passion". Romano Bilenchi (1909-1989) is considered one of the foremost narrators this century in Italian literature. He collaborated with Mino Maccari's "Selvaggio" and directed the daily "Il Nuovo Corriere" from 1948 to 1956. He made his mark as a writer with his limpid, rigorous style. Among his more famous books are Il capofabbrica (1935), Anna e Bruno, e altri racconti (1938), Conservatorio di Santa Teresa (1940), Il bottone di Stalingrado (1972). In 1982 he was awarded the Premio dei Lincei for literature. Published in this present series is the volume Le parole della memoria. Interviste 1951-1989.