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A Call: The Tale of Two Passions

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 1st 1985 by Ecco Press (first published 1910)
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Vittorio Ducoli
Feb 08, 2015 Vittorio Ducoli rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Abbiamo solo imparato a comportarci bene. Non possiamo evitare però le tragedie!"

Una telefonata è uno dei pochi romanzi di Ford Madox Ford tradotti in italiano e quindi, pur essendo a mio modo di vedere un'opera minore, risulta preziosa per addentrarsi nella poetica di questo ingiustamente poco conosciuto autore. Giudico questo romanzo minore in quanto ho letto da poco due altre opere di Madox Ford, Il buon soldato e Il colpo di testa (quest'ultimo non ancora da me recensito) ed emerge come in
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Jun 30, 2013 Humphrey rated it really liked it
Very rarely do I give a book a 4-star and debate simultaneously whether I should've given it a 3-star or a 5-star. A Call is quite good, but that's almost the problem; it's so close to being excellent that its flaws are that much more frustrating. Not sure that I've ever said this before about a book, but it really would've benefited from an extra 40 pages, to tease out a bit more of the complex dualities present in the character's emotions/thoughts, as well as just to fill the narrative out a ...more
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Ford Madox Ford, born Ford Hermann Hueffer, was an English novelist, poet, critic and editor whose journals, The English Review and The Transatlantic Review, were instrumental in the development of early 20th-century English literature.

Ford Madox Ford was the author of over 60 works: novels, poems, criticism, travel essays, and reminiscences. His work includes The Good Soldier, Parade's End, The R
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