Dino, a failed artist consumed by boredom, finds his life revitalized in an obsession with a young model, whose life he tries unsuccessfully to control
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: The novels that the great Italian writer Al berto Moravia produced in the years following the World War II represent an extraord inary survey of the range of human behavior in a fragmented modern society. Boredom, the story of a failed artist and pampered son of a rich family who becomes dangerou sly attached to a young model, examines the complex relations between money, sex, an d imperiled masculinity. This powerful and disturbing study in the pathology of mode rn life is one of the masterworks of a writer who, as Anthony Burgess once rema rked, was always trying to get to the bottom of the human imbroglio.