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The garden of the Finzi-Continis

Author: Giorgio Bassani; Jamie McKendrick
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin, ©2007.
Series: Penguin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel that aims to capture the mood and atmosphere of Italy (and in particular Ferrara) in the last summers of the thirties, focusing on an aristocratic Jewish family moving towards its doom.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bassani, Giorgio.
Garden of the Finzi-Continis.
London ; New York : Penguin Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)654744862
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giorgio Bassani; Jamie McKendrick
ISBN: 0141188367 9780141188362
OCLC Number: 71807796
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: xvii, 256 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics.
Other Titles: Giardino dei Finzi-Contini.
Responsibility: Giorgio Bassani ; translated by Jamie McKendrick.

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Powerful new translations ... Bassani began as a poet, and McKendrick's redelivery of this taut uncompromising fiction reveals resonance and generosity -- Ali Smith

 
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