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Bandini was speaking God’s truth. Il possesso della vita nella vita.

Chiedi alla polvere

It was funny when he’s sunk to his knees in lowest moment prayers to God for blessing of aola milk. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag polvsre this edition. They’ll sell, some day, one day bright blind. The opening is brilliant: Anyway, I don’t even know why I really care that much. Mi aspettavo tantissimo da Fante, essendo il mio primo approccio ai suoi scritti. More of the latter.

Return to Book Page. Ask the Dust is about as good a book as has ever been written.

He is arrogant about his writing potential but also pitiful in his actions and never abstains from wallowing in self pity. Avanzava, scalciando la neve profonda.

Chiedi alla polvere

View all 11 comments. La polvere sa che torneremo a lei, e lo sapeva anche John Fante.


The sea is a myth. I’d read more of Fante’s ugly understuff any day. It won’t shake the world, it won’t kill a soul, it won’t fire a gun, ah, but you’ll remember the book. I was there with him, with her, in the desert.

Un giovane innamorato di una ragazza selvaggia, tanto diversa da lui, e con la quale si lancia in un disperato gioco di tira e molla, che non fa che lasciarlo solo e ferito.

It is in Fante’s book where his descriptions thrive. I was passing the doorman of the Biltmore, and I hated him at once, with his yellow braids and six feet of height and all that dignity, and now a black automobile drove to the curb, and a man got out.

Nelle tranquille ore prima di mezzanotte appoggiavo il mio orecchio su quella zona e sentivo un gorgoglio come da una sorgente, allx gorgoglii, dei risucchi e degli sciabordii. And how shall I prevent that paralysis of thought, and that inundation of blood making my senses reel?

It gave me food and it gave me peace, and its fascinating distances fed my jonn I enjoyed the setting more than the story or the characters. Maybe such a Godsend is out of my sights.

Chiedi alla polvere by John Fante

I would have loved to like this book more, so I am desperate to find somebody who will change my mind about it. John Fante ci consegna una narrazione potentissima, dai toni a tratti poetici, dando prova di un talento eccezionale.


Realizing that just because love might go unanswered, it doesn’t make it any less real Un personaggio buffo, sanguigno, che a vo Arturo Bandini, ovvero lui, John Fante. Return to Book Page. Arturo Bandini, ovvero lui, John Fante. Just not for me Non credo si possa definire il libro che fa per me.

Il possesso della donna nella vita — Camilla. View all 14 comments. His relationship with Camilla, a local waitress, becomes a case study in how two messed up people can both lift each other up and drag each other down.

Conceptions of masculinity and femininity are in a state of constant flux, and this book captures a particularly abhorrent understanding of gender. Feb 06, Natasciaf rated it it was ok.