The Garden of the Finzi- Continis (Paperback)

By 

Giorgio Bassani

  (Author),

Jamie Mc Kendrick

  (Translator)
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The Garden of the Finzi- Continis Book Description

This is a haunting, elegiac novel which captures the mood and atmosphere of Italy (and in particular Ferrara) in the last summers of the thirties, focusing on an aristocratic Jewish family moving imperceptibly towards its doom. Vittorio De Sica turned the book into a film in 1970, winning the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1974.

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Title: The Garden of the Finzi- Continis
Publisher: Penguin UK
Author: Giorgio Bassani, Jamie Mc Kendrick
Edition: Paperback
ISBN:

0141188367

EAN:

9780141188362

No. of Pages: 288
Deliverable Countries: This product ships to Restricted International (Books).

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