Collection: Stuart Hood

Stuart Hood (1915–2011) was a Scottish translator, novelist, and television executive for BBC. During WWII, he served as an intelligence officer, was held as an Italian prisoner of war, and eventually became a leader in the Italian resistance, as is recounted in his memoir Pebbles from My Skull. His forty-plus translations include works by Ernst Jünger, Erich Fried, Dino Buzzati, and Dario Fo.
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