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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis By Giorgio Bassani

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

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A novel that aims to capture the mood and atmosphere of Italy (and in particular Ferrara) in the last summers of the thirties, focusing on an aristocratic Jewish family moving towards its doom.

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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis Summary


The Garden of the Finzi-Continis by Giorgio Bassani

This is a haunting, elegiac novel which captures the mood and atmosphere of Italy (and in particular Ferrara) in the last summers of the thirties, focusing on an aristocratic Jewish family moving imperceptibly towards its doom. Vittorio De Sica turned the book into a film in 1970, winning the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1974.

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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis Reviews


Powerful new translations . . . Bassani began as a poet, and McKendrick's redelivery of this taut uncompromising fiction reveals resonance and generosity -- Ali Smith

About Giorgio Bassani


Giorgio Bassani was born in 1916. From 1938 onwards he became involved in various anti-fascist activities for which he was imprisoned in 1943. His works include The Gold-Rimmed Spectacles, and Five Stories of Ferrara (Within the Walls), which won the Strega Prize. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis was awarded the Viareggio Prize in 1962 and was made into a feature film.

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GOR001787857
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis by Giorgio Bassani
Giorgio Bassani
Penguin Modern Classics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2007-02-01
288
0141188367
9780141188362
N/A
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