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Erika rated it really liked it Jun 10, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The novel starts with the sickening observation about how cool the narrator and his friends are because they stay up allnight and talk about important things that no one else in their provincial little town could understand.
Partly through the influence of Melville, Pavese davolo preoccupied with myth, symbol, and archetype. Sometimes this works out fine, but in this case i felt like i just read a disjointed story of some bratty kids drinking and talking. An initial novella, Paesi tuoi ; The Harvesters,recalled, as many of his works do, the sacred places of childhood. I’m being unfair though.
Share your thoughts with other customers. Ma la trama non mi ha particolarmente coinvolta, l’ho trovata “lenta”. I kept thinking of three things while reading the beginning of this novel. Kindle Edition File Size: It is Pavese’s homeland and his affection for the landscape and climate are evident csare.
Kratko stivo za procitati ali nista sto prirasta srcu. He also published criticism, posthumously collected in La letteratura americana e altri saggi ; American Literature, Essays and Opinions, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The narrator along with Pieretto, his sardonic friend, and the more passiona Initially I read this for the sole reason that it is set in the Piedmontese hills of Italy, where we will be holidaying this summer.
Every time I see one of them I want to punch them really hard, their ironic posturing of safe-retro-violence makes me want to bring down real violence on to them.
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I know that there is more this novel than the vapidness of praising laying out in the sun all day, partying all night, talking in nonsensical paradoxes just to infuriate anyone stupid enough to try to engage in a conversation with some of the characters. Not Enabled Screen Reader: Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: His first volume of lyric poetry, Ccolline stanca ; Hard Labour,followed his release from prison.
I’m not sure if it was the story or the translation, but this was disjointed and there was very little to grasp on to as far as a story or a character.
Now that I have finished the novel I know that I’m being a little unfair in dismissing the novel as an early proto-hipster oh man you might have called them different things but the ‘s I’m sure were jam packed with some equivalent of hipsters novel.
Pavese also felt a little like an on form Scott Fitzgerald in places, so I’m dixvolo for that. Amazon Business Service for business customers. In perfetta sintonia con lo stile di vita dell’epoca ma, alla lettura, un po’ pesante.
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Aug 04, Todd Grimson rated it it was cesar. I only mention my obvious disdain for hipsters am I a hipster, well obviously no, almost no one will admit to being one, but while my tastes border along the tastes of aging hipsters at times I cdsare have nothing positive going for me that would make me at all ‘hip’, but feel free to think of me as one if you would like and I might be thinking of you as one too because this book is basically a hipster novel, except that it’s from Italy in the ‘s or early 30’s I’m too bored to look up exactly when, let’s just say before Mussolini, or before WWII.
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