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Time Out of Joint: Sandro Veronesi’s “The Hummingbird,” Translated from Italian by Elena Pala

In Sandro Veronesi’s second Strega Prize-winning work of fiction, we follow the protagonist, Dr Marco Carrera, a Florentine ophthalmologist, as he stumbles through a life strewn with miscommunications, misjudgements, and misfortunes.