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Set against the backdrop of Italy between 1939 to 1944 - the months of anxiety before the country entered the war through to the tension following the Allied victory - "All Our Yesterdays" follows the lives of two families during the period of great turbulence.
Paperback, 300 pages
Published October 18th 1989 by Arcade Publishing (first published 1952)
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Tutti i nostri ieri=All Our Yesterdays, Natalia Ginzburg
عنوان: دیروزهای ما؛ ناتالیا گینزبرگ؛ مترجم: منوچهر افسری؛ تهران، زمان، 1366، در 268 ص؛ 9646380042؛ موضوع: داستانهای نویسندگان ایتالیایی قرن 20 م
زندگی آدمها در دوره ی حکومت فاشیستها در ایتالیا ست
کتاب خورشید نیز این کتاب را از همین مترجم در سال 1388 در 342 ص، نیز در سال 1392 چاپ کرده است
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Nora Dillonovich
Aug 24, 2008 Nora Dillonovich rated it really liked it
Ginzburg writes elegantly about the family and the human relationships that tumble forth from the family. Her prose, while minimal is far from bare. It is an intimate portrayal of struggle, connection, disconnection, separation, grief, guilt and longing. Set in WWII Italy, loss is both an internal experience as well as it is immediate, at one's fingertips in the gun they hold, the dog they cling to, in the air set upon one's lips as they inhale. It is both ephemeral and tangible, at moments it i ...more
julieta
Oct 12, 2016 julieta rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: europa, guerras
Cuando empecé a leer este libro hermoso, me desesperaba un poco el tono. Tiene algo como tan simple, que le da algo inocente que me molestaba.
Pero acabó conquistandome, quedé enamorada de Cenzo Rena, generoso y exagerado y de Anna, que soñaba con la revolución, de giuma, ipolito, de todos, así que, aunque el tono no haya cambiado, me encantó. Tiene además momentos preciosos, y está la guerra vivida desde Italia. Siempre que leo algo relacionado con la guerra me resulta incomprensible, y a la ve
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Farzaneh
كتاب بدون توصيفات بيش از اندازه و به قاعده بود. اولين كتابي است كه از ناتاليا گينزبورگ مي خوانم و بنظرم جزو نويسنده هاي مورد علاقه ام خواهد بود . بخشهايي كه از زبان چنزورنا شخصيت طلايي كتاب نقل شده است را در ادامه مي نويسم تا براي بعدها در خاطرم بماند!

آدم آزاده كسي است كه زندگي را بپذيرد و به سهم خود آنرا زندگي كند. كسي كه از افكارش غنا وسلامت ترواش كندنه اينكه در چنگال افكارش گرفتار شود و به دست افكارش كشته شود.

هيچكس با شهامت به دنيا نمي آيد. شهامت را بايد رفته رفته پيدا كردو گاهي يك عمر طول مي
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Foroogh
Feb 14, 2009 Foroogh rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

"آنانکه از برابر حقایق تلخ می گریزند و در پی نجات جان و مال خویش هستند پیش از دیگران از پا در می آیند"
ઈia7asĦ
Aug 15, 2015 ઈia7asĦ rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
کینزبورگ داستان رو از روی شخصیتهای واقعی اطرافش نوشته داستانی که قبل از جنگ جهانی دوم شروع میشه و با پایان جنگ به پایان میرسه. نویسنده داستان خانواده ای رو نقل میکنه که مادر ندارن, پدر از مخالفان فاشیسمه و بچه هایی که هر کدوم به راه خودشون میرن. مثل همیشه زبان ساده و جذاب کینزبورگ در نقل حوادث خواننده رو تا پایان با خودش همراه میکنه .
تقریبا اواخر داستان بیشتر درباره آنا دختر کوچکتر خانواده که مظلوم ترین عضو خانواده هم هست گفته میشه.کسی که انگار خیلی وقته خودشو غرق در رویاهاش کرده و نگرانی نسبت ب
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ZaRi
آنچه آدم را پیر میکند نگاه به گذشته و حسرت فرصتهای از دست رفته است. حساب و کتاب روزهای گذشته آدم را زود پیر میکند و جز، بینی تیرکشیده و چشمان حریص و بیفروغ، چیزی از او باقی نمیگذارد...!

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Ali Gholami
Jun 20, 2012 Ali Gholami rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
برعکس یه کتابی مثل محاکمه که یه اتفاق خیلی کوچیک کل داستان رو جلو میبره توی "دیروزهای ما" اگه نخوام بزرگنمایی کنم توی هر صفحه حداقل یه اتفاق جدید می افته. یه عشق جدید. یه مریضی. یه مرگ. یا یه سقوط جدید.
بعد چون ما توی فارسی ضمیرهای مذکر و مونثمون یکیه، آدم عادی تا صفحه 70 اینا درست نمیفهمه بچه های داستان دخترن یا پسر!؟
Chiara
Aug 24, 2008 Chiara rated it did not like it
too much drama drama
Morteza
May 29, 2013 Morteza rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
فضا سازیش آدم یاد فیلمای جوزپه تورناتوره میندازه ...
Juan (He who reads!) Manuel
Las siguientes notas fueron tomadas de esta novela:

• Decía que de esa manera sabría por fin si existía o no el famoso Dios, aunque el más bien creía que no, o puede que sí pero en todo caso estaría de parte de Mussolini.
• El dinero es cagada de diablo, decía el padre.
• Entonces el padre decía que qué ridiculez la de Ippolito al tomarse las cosas tan al pie de la letra y sin criterio, sin un mínimo de buen criterio y de fantasía, y que el mundo se había echado a perder por culpa de gente así, que
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Madhuri
Aug 28, 2011 Madhuri rated it really liked it
Reading Natalia Ginzburg felt like watching a neo-realist movie by De-Sica. Despite being placed in the backdrop of the war (1939-44), it is still focused on the life of people, and keeps itself slightly distant from political agendas. Instead, you are forced to know individual characters, understand their worldview, even sympathize with their stupidities.
All our yesterdays is about the children of two neighboring families - one of them rich and owner of a factory, the other not so well to do. I
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Barak
Jan 30, 2017 Barak rated it liked it
This book was quite interesting, though somewhat slow-going and mellow.
The period is very different than today (Fascist Italy before and during WW2), the culture also, and the descriptions are to some extent pedestrian in nature - nothing melodramatic happens, or at least not depicted in such a manner, which I guess has to do with the author's specific style.

It was not a fascinating read, but also not boring if someone is not adverse to this style, where people's nature and psychology can only b
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Beenish Khan
Feb 05, 2017 Beenish Khan rated it really liked it
I am glad I picked up this book, it helped me understand and make my peace with the current political and social environment. Once upon a time people faced the horrors of world wars and, in the end, some of them came out of it and continued to live their lives. This novel helped me appreciate how wars can destroy promising lives and even in the face of war, life goes on.

I was also intrigued by the narration which was 'telling' and there was hardly any 'showing'.

One of the important reads of my
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Karlan
Sep 02, 2011 Karlan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: adult, older-ya, italian
All Our Yesterdays is a great, short novel for students of Italian. With short chapters, it is easy to set goals and persevere. The characters and plot are important, and there is not much description. The story of a group of young friends who scattered during WWII is simply told and is moving. I recommend this highly for a different picture of Italian life during the war.
Candela
Oct 25, 2016 Candela rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Y se echaron a reír y se sentían muy amigos los tres, Anna, Emmanuel y Giustino y se sentían felices de estar juntos, acordándose de sus difuntos y de la guerra interminable y del dolor y el clamor y pensando en la difícil y larga vida que les quedaba por recorrer y que estaba llena de cosas que aún no habían aprendido".
Negar
Jul 05, 2008 Negar rated it it was amazing
در وصف نگنجد
Melinda
Sep 29, 2008 Melinda rated it really liked it
boomers and slightly younger on my list, get this book. It was really funny and well-written. I loved it.
Pardis Parto
هیچ کس با شهامت به دنیا نمی آید . شهامت را باید رفته رفته پیدا کرد و گاهی یک عمر طول می کشد زیرا مسیر طولانی و دردناکی دارد
Alethea Bothwell
It took me a while to get into it, and then I couldn't put it down.
The horrors or war, revealed not with a lot of shouting and hysteria, but very quietly, almost boringly.
The banality of evil, and the pettiness.
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Italian novelist, essayist, translator and playwright, who has written of her unconventional family and its opposition in Turin to Fascist oppression. Ginzburg's novels are a mixture of reminiscence, observation, and invention. Much of her fiction is written in the first person in a plain style, and constructed almost entirely of dialogue.
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