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Arturo's island : a novel / Elsa Morante ; translated by Ann Goldstein.

Arturo's island : a novel

Morante, Elsa,approximately 1912-1985, author. (Author).
Goldstein, Ann, translator. (Added Author).

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Main Fiction Morante (Text) 31307023549175 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631493294
  • ISBN: 1631493299
  • Physical Description: x, 370 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A new translation"--Cover.
Summary, etc.:
"Follows the adolescent Arturo through his days on the isolated Neapolitan island of Procida, where -- his mother long deceased, his father often absent, and a dog as his sole companion -- he roams the countryside and the beaches or reads in his family's lonely, dilapidated mansion. This quiet, meandering existence is upended when his father brings home a beautiful sixteen-year-old bride, Nunziatella"-- adapted from Amazon.com
Language Note:
Translated from Italian to English.
Subject: Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Stepmothers > Fiction.
Men > Sexual behavior > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Teenage boys > Fiction.
Procida Island (Italy) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Bildungsromans.

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