If they had

One morning in May 1945 three (or four) partisans are presented with the miter on the stomach in a villa Fiera di Milano area at the hunt for an officer of the social republic (or perhaps three), they find it, follows an extensive exchange of views , and leave. From this domestic anecdote, well or badly synchronized to the great events in history, seventy years of memories of a fifteen-year-old brother, confused but bunting, entrusted as they are at the "abrupt memory intermittent": the black-blood and the frost of the War, the sad farce to dream of hero, then the "passage on the part of the enemy" (registration to the PCI), and then still a hesitant to be part for himself; and the relationship of mutual protection with the fascist father; And the "feudal" family of the strange mother; But even a necklace of illuminated loves, the readings, theater, music, football, friends. Butough, however, they do nothing but go back to that morning of May, to that hypothesis suspended, to that excidence missed. Thus, in an attempt to deal with their ghosts, Vittorio Sermonti gives us a disconcerting book, traced in the form of a long love song for one who has unmasked many of those ghosts of the "narrator narrated", and gives him Still the desire to live: a book that is also the meticulous chronicle of a country and an endless post-war ...

  • Author: Vittorio Sermonti
  • Format: Hardcover, 16 x 24.5 cm
  • Pages: 210
  • Publisher: Garzanti Books
  • Necklace: The Spiga Library
  • Year: 2016

2 items left

Search for