Vino e pane | Easy Readers Italian | Italian | | The Italian Bookshop. e pane. By Ignazio Silone; Price: £; ISBN: ( replaces. s://?id= MjsrAAAAIAAJ&utm_source=gb- Pane e Vino: Romanzo. By Ignazio Silone. By Ignazio Silone who was born Secondo Tranquilli but had to write under a pen name to keep out of the clutches of the Fascists. My copy is.

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Like the author, he is in exile, but the main character of the book risks it silonne and comes back to work in the underground resistance.

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This article about a s novel is a stub. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Goodreads helps you keep track of books slone want to read. The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart. May 04, Bryn Hammond rated it really liked it Shelves: But he is rebuffed by the attitude of peasants that borders on resignation to hard life and sufferings.

Pane e vino: romanzo

So, there is a mixture of humor and awfulness in this book that kept me off balance, and that I haven’t figured out how to reconcile with a symbolic thread that is also present. Pietro lives in Abruzzo, in village of Pietrasecca Marsicaand is forced to pretend to be a priest, to avoid arousing suspicion.

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Both novels concentrate on the Italian rural poor, who are suffering under Mussolini’s dictatorship and who dearly wish they could emigrate to America or Argentina. Ignazio Silone, despite of his years in exile in France and Switzerland, due too the fascist dictatorship in Italy, was able to capture the esence of those days.

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Bread and Wine

See 1 question about Bread and Wine…. La vicenda di un giovane comunista in epoca fascista che osa vivere sotto falso nome nelle sue montagne abruzzesi nonostante la polizia sospetti della sua presenza. The novel chronicles his adventures, both funny and tragic and we sillne exposed to the peasantry. It was ssilone published in in a German language edition in Switzerland as Brot und Weinand in an English translation in London later the same year.

Why has no revolution ever escaped that fate? First edition in the author’s native Italian of this anti-fascist novel, published in exile in Switzerland.

I recall the crowd scene rather vividly as well as the author’s afterward where he recalls encountering soemone reading his book while travelling on a train. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Dec 27, Karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Scan to replace existing image.

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Under every dictatorship, one man, vuno perfectly ordinary little man who goes on thinking with his own brain is a threat to public order. Get the item you ordered or get your money back. I can’t fully articulate why I found this book so captivating, but the guilt-ridden lapsed Italian Catholic and insufferable leftist intellectual at war in me are both obsessed with it for completely opposite but probably equally unhealthy reasons. I don’t know how to characterize this book succinctly.

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See terms – opens in a new window or tab. Maybe a bit bleak, but not totally hopeless. It was first published in in a German language edition in Switzerland as Brot und Siloje, and in an English translation in London later the same year. A socialist on the run in fascist Italy.

Apr 03, Bap rated it it was amazing Shelves: We learn quickly about the failures of the Fascisti, but Spina also breaks with the Communists, who want him to idolize Stalin’s Russia and threaten to banish him from the Party when he is more interested in his own people than in the Russians, who at the time were undergoing the Purges in Moscow. Have one to sell?