Oreste Del BuonoAutore
was born in the island of Elba. He was one of the most eclectic and atypical writers of the Italian Nineteenth century. He wrote many fiction and non fiction works during more than 50 years, and he carried out an incessant publishing activity, as translator and publicist for the most important national publishing houses and newspapers. From 1971 to 1981 he was director of the monthly magazine Linus, contributing to the diffusion of Peanuts and the poetic genius of Charles Schulz in Italy. Winter Tale is his debut novel.