Sonnets

Sonnets

by Guiseppe Gioacchino Belli
     
 

Set against the chequered background of the city of the six Ps--Pope, priests, princes, prostitutes, parasites and the poor--Belli's sometimes scandalous sonnets deal with life's elementals: love, death, sex, food, money, family, religion and politics. In his immense oeuvre people from every course and manner of life have their say--Housewives, mothers, beggars

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Set against the chequered background of the city of the six Ps--Pope, priests, princes, prostitutes, parasites and the poor--Belli's sometimes scandalous sonnets deal with life's elementals: love, death, sex, food, money, family, religion and politics. In his immense oeuvre people from every course and manner of life have their say--Housewives, mothers, beggars, lovers, businessmen, popes, whores, doctors, thieves, lawyers, priests, pen-pushers, actresses, gossips and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847490117
Publisher:
Oneworld Classics
Publication date:
11/25/2007
Series:
Oneworld Classics
Edition description:
New
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,130,902
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.66(d)

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