The City and the House

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Arcade Publishing, 1989 - Fiction - 219 pages
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Probes the lives of Lucrezia, mother of five, lover of many; of her good-natured, long-suffering husband Piero, who struggles to keep their family together; and of Giuseppe, setting out to seek a new life in America
 

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Review: The City and the House

User Review  - Farnaz - Goodreads

I really enjoyed its letter form,but I couldn`t make much connection with the characters of the book. Read full review

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User Review  - Lee Kofman - Goodreads

I couldn't connect to any of the characters in this novel, neither could I make much sense of most of their choices. I read this book mostly in a state of indifference or irritation. It reads like a ... Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Natalia Ginzburg grew up in Turin, Italy, where she worked as a publisher and writer. She was an acclaimed author whose works received the Strega Prize and the Battuta Prize. She passed away in 1991.

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