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Curzio Malaparte

Curzio Malaparte was born Kurt Erich Suckert in 1898, in Prato, Italy. At age sixteen, he joined the Legion Garibaldienne and fought alongside the French in World War I. He rose to pre-eminence in the 1920's as a novelist, diplomat, journalist and publisher of literary journals. Malaparte achieved international fame with the 1944 publication of Kaputt, his harrowing World War II novel. He died in Italy in 1957.

Stories by Curzio Malaparte published in Zoetrope: All-Story:
  Partisans, 1944, Vol. 2, No. 3