Grazia Deledda was born on the Italian island of Sardinia in 1871 and died in Rome in 1936. Although she went to elementary school, then she continued to learn at home and became self-taught. Being still a girl, she started writing stories and before the age of twenty she had her first literary success. Over time, the success of his works was increasing, and in 1926 he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. She was the second woman to obtain it and the only Italian woman who has won it. In his works he almost always talks about his beautiful native island, which is sometimes almost one more character, with descriptions full of colors and characters from his land.