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The Man from Hiroshima

Maurizio Chierici

Translated by Wallis Wilde-Menozzi

‘“Then the explosion stunned me momentarily. Hiroshima disappeared under a yellow cloud. No one spoke after that.”’

Maurizio Chierici

Maurizio Chierici spent twenty-five years as a journalist for Corriere della Sera, during which time he reported from China, the Middle East and Vietnam. The Man From Hiroshima appears in Granta 22.

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Translated by Wallis Wilde-Menozzi

Wallis Wilde-Menozzi is an American poet, essayist and translator who lives and works in Parma.

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