Publish date: December 1st 1986
Publisher: Harvill Press
Edition language: English
Romanzo pubblicato postumo. Elio Vittorini lo bocciò per Einaudi e Mondadori. Nel 1958, un anno dopo la morte dell’autore, Giorgio Bassani lo propose a Feltrinelli e ne ottenne la pubblicazione. Fu l’inizio di un grande successo. Lo stesso anno il produttore Goffredo Lombardo acquistò i diritti. Nel...
This is an excellent book. It was written in the 1950's but is set primarily during the Italian unification of the 1860's. It is about the end of the old Italian way of life, and in particular of the traditional Sicilian aristocracy. It would be tempting to claim that it is a eulogy for that way of ...
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bookshelves: spring-2010, fraudio, historical-fiction, italy, translation, classic, published-1958, play-dramatisation Recommended for: Radio 3 listeners Read on April 19, 2010 Adapted for radio by Michael Hastings.Don Fabrizio, a member of the old Italian aristocracy, contemplates his obsolesc...
Beautifully written but just didn't grip me.
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