The Little Virtues: Essays download free [PDF and Ebook] by Natalia Ginzburg

The Little Virtues: Essays download free [PDF and Ebook] by Natalia Ginzburg year 2017
  • Book name: The Little Virtues: Essays
  • Author: Natalia Ginzburg
  • Release date: 2017/5/15
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9781628728255
  • Rating: 9.78 of 10
  • Votes: 788
  • Review by: Ann Embry
  • Review rating: 7.92 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/18
  • Total pages: 184
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In this collection of her finest and best-known short essays, Natalia Ginzburg explores both the mundane details and inescapable catastrophes of personal life with the grace and wit that have assured her rightful place in the pantheon of classic mid-century authors. Whether she writes of the loss of a friend, Cesare Pavese; or what is inexpugnable of World War II; or the Abruzzi, where she and her first husband lived in forced residence under Fascist rule; or the importance of silence in our society; or her vocation as a writer; or even a pair of worn-out shoes, Ginzburg brings to her reflections the wisdom of a survivor and the spare, wry, and poetically resonant style her readers have come to recognize. 'A glowing light of modern Italian literature . . . Ginzburg's magic is the utter simplicity of her prose, suddenly illuminated by one word that makes a lightning streak of a plain phrase. . . . As direct and clean as if it were carved in stone, it yet speaks thoughts of the heart.' - The New York Times Book Review
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H3M44S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Literary, Literary Essays, Anthologies (non-poetry), Historical Fiction, Jewish Studies
  • Available formats: WORD, EPUB, TXT, ODT, PRC, HTM, PDF, DOC. Compressed in RZ, BZ2, ZIP, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.69 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x210x17.78mm
  • Weight: 204.12g
  • Printed by: Arcade Publishing
  • Published in: New York, United States

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