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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher New York Review of Books
Publication date September 1, 1999
Pages 320
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780940322288
ISBN-10 0940322285
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $12.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
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
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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.

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Book cover for 9780940322288 Book cover for 9781590171219
 
With William Weaver (other contributor) | from New York Review of Books (August 1, 2004)
9781590171219 | details & prices | 320 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.07 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $16.95
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from New York Review of Books (September 1, 1999)
9780940322288 | details & prices | 320 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $12.95
About: 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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