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By Alberto Moravia, Michael F. Moore

ISBN-10: 1590177371

ISBN-13: 9781590177372

Thirteen-year-old Agostino is spending the summer time at a Tuscan beach hotel along with his appealing widowed mom. while she takes up with a cocksure new spouse, Agostino, feeling overlooked and unloved, starts off putting round with a gaggle of neighborhood younger toughs. even though repelled through their squalor and brutality, and time and again humiliated for his weak point and lack of awareness in terms of girls and intercourse, the boy is more and more, masochistically attracted to the group and its tough video games. He unearths himself not able to make feel of his afflicted emotions. Hoping to be packed with manly calm, he's as a substitute beset through to blame interest and an pressing wish to sever, at any rate, the thread of stricken sensuality that binds him to his mom.

Alberto Moravia's vintage, startling portrait of innocence misplaced was once written in 1942 yet rejected by means of Fascist censors and never released till 1944, whilst it grew to become a top vendor and secured the writer the 1st literary prize of his occupation. Revived the following in a brand new translation through Michael F. Moore, Agostino is poised to captivate a twenty-first-century viewers.

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The arrangement in chronological periods and the lack of an index also make it somewhat laborious to use. For the years 1864-1877 there is no general bibliography of the Swedish litera Literature of Finland irrespective of language 1939 From the beginning of 1939 the two parallel bibliographies were replaced by Suomen kirjalli suus, the national bibliography of Finland, which comprises literature in any language. From the second volume of Suomen kirjallisuus its publication passed from the Finnish Litera ture Society to the Helsinki University Library.

E. by publisher. Responsibility for the data system, called KDOK-MINTTU, lies filled with Den Svenska skönlitteraturen i Finland - 1885 by A. Hultin [705]. Beginning with 1886 the Swedish and the foreign language literature of Finland is listed in the long series of bibliographies Katalog över den Svenska litteraturen i Finland 1886-1938 with the Automation Unit of the Research Libraries, an organization subordinate to the Ministry of Education. In addition to the printed national bibliogra phy the output is also produced as microfiche 44 cumulation covering 1978ff.

G. those of both the general indexes to Finnish periodicals [271]-[272]: The files of Suomen kirjallisuus and of both the indexes together make up the database of Finnish monographs and articles, the KATI-file. The selection covered by these indexes is not extensive, but the article materi als have recently been expanded, because sever al research libraries have begun to deliver their materials to the data base (see: Education, [497], Forestry, [610]). Even more libraries plan to join, so more subject bibliographies are to be expected from this data base.

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