That Awful Mess on Via Merulana

That Awful Mess on Via Merulana

by Carlo Emilio Gadda
     
 

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'A brilliant, sarcastic appraisal of life in Italy, told in swift-paced prose -a murder mystery intermingled with witty observations and telling phrases that cut through to the bone of the Italian people.' -Newsday See more details below

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'A brilliant, sarcastic appraisal of life in Italy, told in swift-paced prose -a murder mystery intermingled with witty observations and telling phrases that cut through to the bone of the Italian people.' -Newsday

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“The experimental masterpiece modern Italian literature has long been awaiting.… There is a kinship to Joyce, especially in Gadda’s inspired outbursts of comic invective, his ferocious Romantic humor.” —The New York Times

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ISBN-13:
9780807610930
Publisher:
Braziller, George Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/1984
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.55(w) x 8.26(h) x 1.06(d)

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