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Il lacchè e la puttana

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La misura perfetta per Nina Berberova è il racconto lungo, che attraversa un destino e un personaggio con il sibilo di una freccia. Qui si tratta del destino di Tanja, la "puttana", di lei seguiamo le avventure da Pietroburgo al Giappone, alla Cina, a Parigi: donna rapace, sensuale, sordida, disegnata con magistrale economia di tratti e intensità nel dettaglio, figura che ...more
Paperback, Piccola Biblioteca #269, 90 pages
Published June 1st 1991 by Adelphi (first published 1937)
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Roberto
Sep 18, 2015 Roberto rated it liked it
Dopo aver letto "Il corsivo è mio" della Berberova, mi ero riproposto di non leggere più nessun suo romanzo, un po' contrariato dall'acidità della scrittrice. E infatti... eccomi qui a commentare un suo libro.

Il racconto "Il lacché e la puttana", scritto dalla Berberova nel 1937, parla di Tanja, una ragazza di buona famiglia che, da adolescente, sogna un’esistenza di ricchezze, di amori, di feste. Purtroppo la sua giovinezza felice termina presto e le sue speranze sono distrutte dalla rivoluzion
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Alinola
Nov 16, 2010 Alinola rated it really liked it
Questo libro è impressionante. Questa donna ha corso come una dannata scrivendolo. Questo non ha fatto in modo che io mi appassionassi fortemente
alla storia( dato che tendo ad amare racconti più dialtati nel tempo)e anche perchè è molto raro che io ami personaggi femminili privi di ironia e tendenti alle paranoie. Però impressionante veramente.
Patrice-loup Rifaux
Petit récit sordide qui semble écrit à la va-vite et qu'il n'est pas nécessaire de lire.
Michele
Il y a d'autres romans de l'auteur que j'ai préféré. Cette désespérance et cette oisiveté m'ont quelque peu irrité
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191147
Nina Nikolayevna Berberova was a Russian writer who chronicled the lives of Russian exiles in Paris in her short stories and novels. She visited post-Soviet Russia and died in Philadelphia.

Born in 1901 to an Armenian father and a Russian mother, Nina Berberova was brought up in St Petersburg.[1] She left Russia in 1922 with poet Vladislav Khodasevich (who died in 1939). The couple lived in several
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