books by Ignazio Silone
The God That Failed: Six Famous Men Tell How They Changed Their Minds About Communism
Richard; Koestler, Arthur; Silone, Ignazio; Gide, Andre; Spender, Stephen; Fischer, Louis; Edited By: Crossman, Richard Wright
Bread and Wine (Signet Classics)
One of the 20th century's essential novels depicting Fascism's rise in Italy. Set and written in Fascist Italy, this book exposes that regime's use of brute force for the body and lies for the mind. Through the story of the once-exiled Pietro Spina, Italy comes alive with priests and peasants, students and revolutionaries, all on the brink of war.
The school for dictators
Vino e pane. (Lernmaterialien) (Easy Readers) (Italian Edition)
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The Abruzzo Trilogy: Fontamara, Bread and Wine, The Seed Beneath the Snow (v. 1-3)
The impoverished, desolate mountain regions of the Abruzzo during Mussolini's reign provide the backdrop for the three greatest novels by Ignazio Silone, one of the twentieth century's most important writers. In Fontamara , Bread and Wine , and The Seed Beneath the Snow - presented together for the first time in English to mark the centenary of the author's birth - Silone narrates the struggles of the cafoni, the farmers and peasants ...
Fontamara (Italian Texts) (Italian Edition)
Manchester University Press
Fontamara is one of the Italian classics of the twentieth century. It was written in 1933 and was well-known in translation before it could be published in Italy. In England it was very popular in its Pengiun edition. Its author, Ignazio Silone, was a controversial figure throughout his life. He was a communist until 1931, later referring to himself as a 'Socialist without a party and a Christian without a church.' He wrote Fontamara first ...
The story of a humble Christian
Harper & Row
The God That Failed: A Confession
Harper & Brothers Publishers
The God That Failed
, Ignazio Silone, ...
Columbia University Press
The God That Failed is a classic work and crucial document of the Cold War that brings together essays by six of the most important writers of the twentieth century on their conversion to and subsequent disillusionment with communism. In describing their own experiences, the authors illustrate the fate of leftism around the world. André Gide (France), Richard Wright (the United States), Ignazio Silone (Italy), Stephen Spender (England), Arthur ...
THE GOD THAT FAILED - WHY SIX GREAT WRITERS REJECTED COMMUNISM
ARTHUR; SILONE, IGNAZIO; WRIGHT, RICHARD; GIDE, ANDRE; FISCHER, LOUIS & SPENDER, STEPHEN with introduction by CROSSMAN, RICHARD KOESTLER
Memoir from a Swiss Prison
Cultural Writing. Memoir. Edited and translated from the Italian by Stanislao G. Pugliese. Ignazio Silone, anti-fascist and founding member of the Italian Socialist Party (PSI) offers a politically conscious and soul searching memoir which details his own PSI activities and the various factors engendering the "necessity for action on behalf of liberty and democracy among the working classes." Over the course of his political career, Silone wrote ...
Fontamara (Signet classics)
Fontamara is one of the Italian classics of the twentieth century. It was written in 1933 and was well-known in translation before it could be published in Italy. In England it was very popular in its Pengiun edition. Its author, Ignazio Silone, was a controversial figure throughout his life. He was a communist until 1931, later referring to himself as a 'Socialist without a party and a Christian without a church.' He wrote Fontamara first and ...
A handful of blackberries;
Emergency exit (World perspectives)
Harper & Row
Kiepenheuer & Witsch
Bread and wine by Silone, Ignazio
Methuen & Co. Ltd
The secret of Luca
In this novel, The Secret of Luca, the need to understand why Luca Sabatini accepts serving a life sentence for a homicide he never committed is almost an obsession for Andrea Cipriani, and the truth is retrieved by his obstinate digging. The landscape and the style are sparse as they background the search the younger man makes for the truth of a fellow villager, newly released from 40 years in a penitentiary. His innocence just proved, Luca, ...
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