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country of citizenship: Italy, Kingdom of Italy
languages spoken, written or signed: Italian
educated at: Liceo Classico A. Canova, University of Padua
occupation: writer, screenwriter, film director
award received: Viareggio Prize
Giuseppe Berto (27 December 1914 – 1 November 1978) was an Italian writer and screenwriter. He is mostly known for his novels Il cielo è rosso (The Sky Is Red) and Il male oscuro.
He was a prisoner of the Hereford Prisoner of War Camp from 1943 to 1946.
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