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Carlo Emilio Gadda

Experience of Pain

€16,95

At the height of Fascist rule in Italy and following the death of his mother, Carlo Emilio Gadda began work on his first novel, The Experience of Pain. This portrait of a highly educated young man whose anger and frustration frequently erupt in ferocious outbursts directed towards his ageing mother is a powerful critique of the society of his time and the deep wounds inflicted on his generation. Set in a fictional South American country, The Experience of Pain is at once richly imaginative and intensely personal: the perfect introduction to Gadda's innovative style and literary virtuosity.

Format: Paperback
Published: in 2017
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Pages: 256
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780141395395
ISBN 10: 0141395397

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Experience of Pain

€16,95