The American (Google eBook)
The locals in the southern Italian town where he lives call him Signor Farfalla--Mr. Butterfly: for he is a discreet gentleman who paints rare butterflies. His life is inconspicuous--mornings spent brushing at a canvas, afternoons idling in the cafes, and evening talks with his friend the town priest over a glass of brandy.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jawalter - LibraryThing
Hard to think of this without wondering how and why it was changed for the movie. Like the movie, it is nothing like what one would suspect based on the subject matter, but rather a lyric exploration ... Read full review
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I was inspired to read this novel after recently seeing a trailer for the film "The American," starring Mr. George Clooney. I was immediately irked by the title change. Let me quote briefly from the ... Read full review