The Long Road of SandBook - 2015
In the summer of 1959, Pier Paolo Pasolini traveled the entire Italian coastline at the wheel of a Fiat 1100. His diary, The Long Road of Sand, was published in three installments in the magazine Successo. Forty years after the author’s death, the photographer Philippe Séclier revisits this journey in his series of black-and-white photographs. This book presents the full text of Pasolini’s The Long Road of Sand, including numerous unpublished passages, together with the original typescript.
Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922–75) was an Italian poet, journalist, filmmaker, scriptwriter, actor, songwriter, and writer. He is considered one of the major Italian artists and intellectuals of twentieth century.