By Alberto Moravia, Michael F. Moore
Thirteen-year-old Agostino is spending the summer time at a Tuscan beach hotel along with his attractive widowed mom. while she takes up with a cocksure new better half, Agostino, feeling overlooked and unloved, starts placing round with a bunch of neighborhood younger toughs. although repelled via their squalor and brutality, and again and again humiliated for his weak point and lack of information in terms of girls and intercourse, the boy is more and more, masochistically interested in the group and its tough video games. He unearths himself not able to make feel of his afflicted emotions. Hoping to be filled with manly calm, he's as an alternative beset by way of in charge interest and an pressing wish to sever, at any expense, the thread of stricken sensuality that binds him to his mom.
Alberto Moravia's vintage, startling portrait of innocence misplaced used to be written in 1942 yet rejected through Fascist censors and never released until eventually 1944, while it grew to become a most sensible vendor and secured the writer the 1st literary prize of his occupation. Revived the following in a brand new translation via Michael F. Moore, Agostino is poised to captivate a twenty-first-century viewers.
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Agostino by Alberto Moravia, Michael F. Moore