27 Apr 2014

Gabrielle D'Annunzio biographer Lucy Hughes Hallett

From Sunday Morning, 10:39 am on 27 April 2014

Lucy Hughes Hallett's first book is a biography of a late 19th century writer and artist Gabrielle D'Annunzio, whose ultra-right nationalist principles directly inspired Italian fascism. 'The Pike: Gabriele D Annunzio, Poet, Seducer and Preacher of War' won the Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction in 2013.