Angiolo Silvio Novaro
The poet and prose-writer A. S. Novaro was born in Diano Marina nel 1866. In 1929 he became academician of Italy. He wrote novels and poems for adults and children. His most famous book remains Il cestello, a collection of poems for children, written in 1910. In 1919 appeared Il fabbro armonioso, prose work in which the author mourns his son Jacopo’s death, occured during the First World War. Moreover, A. S. Novaro translated Treasure Island by Robert Luis Stevenson (1933) and Vie de Jésu by François Mauriac (1937). A. S. Novaro died in Imperia in 1938.
Adaptation and translation by Lucia Gramondo