Ungaretti’s Buried Port.

Tarek Emam  |  Literature  |  2012  |  Egypt
This novel is based on the life of famous Italian poet Joseph Ungaretti, born in Alexandria in 1888 and deceased in Milan in 1970. Ungaretti wrote his autobiography during his last visit to Alexandria, the city of his consciousness and his youth, in 1969. On his arrival, he seeks the truth behind the mysterious death of his father who was a laborer at the Suez Canal construction site.