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Il Buio e Il Miele

3.07 of 5 stars 3.07  ·  rating details  ·  247 ratings  ·  16 reviews
Il capitano Fausto, protagonista del libro, l'ufficiale che per un incidente di pace e non di guerra ha perso la vista e una mano, è un Achab senza Balena Bianca, prigioniero di un mondo nero, un Ulisse senza Iliade, al quale resta la possibilità di una piccola Odissea (una settimana, cinque più due come si dice nel gergo delle caserme), tra Genova e Roma, con tappa conclu ...more
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Published 1999 by Baldini e Castoldi (first published 1969)
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Mcromano
Traducerea de cacat a facut ca aceasta lectura sa nu fie atat de placuta pe cat ar fi putut fi. Rare sunt cazurile in care fimul (filmele, de fapt) sunt mai bune decat materialul de pornire, insa asta a fost cazul aici.
Povestea interesanta, desi el (Fausto) este absolut patetic si nesuferit, iar ea (Sara) este o proasta fixista, si nu ii suport pe nici unul.
Livinginthecastle
I started to read this in Rome, and it was strange how much military and uniforms are around there even now. Fausto is a very attractively vicious miser, but unfortunately it got serious very quickly and Fausto seemed to disappear into a depressed blind man. His relationship with the young girl Sara, I didn't understand at all and she acted like a petulant child fawning over Fausto. I think the translation is a bit iffy because at times they seemed to be talking at cross purposes and a bit vague ...more
Ivan George Doru
La fama di questo libro si deve sicuramente mettere in collegamento con il film che ne è stato tratto... proprio non riesco a spiegarmela diversamente.
Personaggi piatti, un sacco di dialogo che avvicina il libro più ad un pezzo teatrale che ad un romanzo, spunti filosofici ormai troppo "gettonati". Niente di speciale per quello che riguarda il comandante, descritto diversamente da tutti quelli che lo incontrano, niente di speciale legato a Sara, bambina che segue un amore che persiste dall'adol
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Wilde Sky
I thought the first 80 odd pages, which introduced the two characters and saw them begin their journey, was fantastic. The second half of the book was too sentimental and not nearly as rewarding.

Worth reading - but don't expect the end to be as good as the beginning.
Matt
A good story but, for me, something was lacking in the prose... or maybe it was lost in the translation.
Diana
Започнах да чета "Мрак и мед" с много приятните спомени от "Усещане за жена" и постепенно разбирах колко старателно са лъснали и напудрили филма, типично по американски.
По-земната и реална версия от книгата (запазена в първата екранизация - "Ухание в мрака") ми допада повече. Всъщност общото е само слепият бивш военен, пътуващ с придружител (съвсем обикновено войниче) и усещащ жените по миризмата им. Не му се налага да показва перфектни танцови умения и да държи речи, просто пътува към целта си
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Karschtl
Obwohl Al Pacino auf dem Cover des Buches ist, hat es mit dem gleichnamigen Film (mit Pacino in der Hauptrolle) außer der Grundidee nichts gemeinsam. Dafür aber mit dem Original dieses Films, der italienischen Produktion "Profumo di donna" von 1974. Diese Geschichten stimmen überein.

Im Buch begibt sich der blinde, 39jährige Fausto zusammen mit dem jungen Ciccio - der als sein Helfer und Assistent engagiert wurde - auf eine kleine Urlaubsreise durch Italien. Von Turin geht es über Genua, Rom, un
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Andra
Giovanni Arpino's book is absolutely heartbreaking. The journey Fausto -a blind Italian capitan of 39 - and his aid, young Ciccio, make from Turin to Naples, is a lesson for both of them. And it is the young and ambitios Sara who teaches them that love can heal any woond.
Sara, a Neapolitan woman of 20 who wishes to become a doctor, is in love with Fausto, and completely devoted to him, despite his difficult personality and repeated rejections. When Fausto fails to commit suicide, Sara, along wi
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Julia Boechat Machado
Esse livro foi adaptado duas vezes para o cinema. A primeira pelo diretor Dino Risi, em Profumo di Donna, com Vittorio Gassmann, a segunda em Scent of a Woman, com Al Pacino.
O primeiro filme não é exatamente fiel ao livro, o segundo não parece nem com um nem com o outro. Então quem o ler esperando encontrar o diálogo final do Al Pacino vai se decepcionar muito.
A Escuridão e o Mel (Il buio e il miele) é a narrativa em primeira pessoa de um jovem do exército que acompanha o capitão aposentado Faus
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Nyie Rombeng
fausto merupakan karakter yang mengundang simpati&empati akan segala kekurangan yang dimilkinya.begitu pula dengan ciccio yang menjadi guardian bagi fausto.
keberadaan mereka berdua saling mengisi akan arti kebersamaan dari scent of a woman ini.
walau judul buku ini sangat"feminin"layaknya seperti wanita yang digambarkan lembut,penyabar,perhatian&simpatik,scent of a woman berhasil membawa arti feminisme pada perbuatan terpuji dari arti tolong menolong.it's precious lesson,readers!:):)
Catty
I think it's a very odd book and is not so interesting as i thought.
Daisy
I adore Sara, she really devoted to her love. I read this because I watched a movie of the same title, but I think it was based on another novel by this author.
No one will always be strong, we all have weaknesses. And then we will need someone like Sara
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Alexandra
Poate a fost prea filozofica pentru mine dar nu mi-a pacut trecerea prea brusca de la o idee la alta
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Giovanni Arpino was an Italian writer and journalist
Born in Pula (in Istria, then part of Italy) to Piedmontese parents, Arpino moved to Bra in the Province of Cuneo. Here he married Caterina Brero before moving to Turin, where he would remain for the rest of his life.
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