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Il fratello italiano

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Ambientato in una Torino estiva, oppressa dalla caligine e dall’umidità – un’atmosfera pesante e cupa che può richiamare lo sfondo di “Un’anima persa” -, questo romanzo di Arpino è centrato sulle amare vicende che accomunano due dolenti figure di uomini solitari: due pensionati, che si sono casualmente conosciuti, che hanno cominciato a fraternizzare e ad unire le loro pen ...more
Paperback, Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli #711, 174 pages
Published 1988 by Rizzoli (first published January 1st 1980)
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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.
He graduated in 1951 with a thesis on the Russian poet Sergei Yesenin, and the following year made his literary debut with the nove
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