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Two Friends
By Alberto Moravia, Marina Harss (trans), Thomas Erling Peterson (introduced by) and Simone Casini (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Other Pr Llc
Publication date August 16, 2011
Pages 327
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781590513361
ISBN-10 1590513363
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Original list price $18.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: In this set of novellas, a few facts are constant. Sergio is a young intellectual, poor and proud of his new membership in the Communist Party. Maurizio is handsome, rich, successful with women, and morally ambiguous. Sergio’s young, sensual lover becomes collateral damage in the struggle between these two men. All three of these unfinished stories, found packed in a suitcase after Alberto Moravia’s death, share this narrative premise. But from there, each story unfolds in a unique way. The first patiently explores the slow unfurling of Sergio’s resentment toward Maurizio. The second reveals the calculated bargain Maurizio offers in exchange for his conversion to Sergio’s beloved Communism. And the third switches dramatically to the first person, laying bare Sergio’s conflicted soul.
   Anyone interested in literature will relish the opportunity to watch Moravia at work, tinkering with his story and working at it from three unique perspectives.

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With Alberto Moravia, Thomas Erling Peterson (other contributor), Simone Casini (other contributor) | from Other Pr Llc (August 16, 2011)
9781590513361 | details & prices | 327 pages | 5.50 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $18.95
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