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Ernesto

Ernesto

Author: Umberto Saba
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October 2017

Description

Ernesto is sixteen years old and ready for life to begin. His curiosity leads him into an affair with an older man – the first step on his journey to adulthood... Full of tenderness, humour and warmth, Ernesto is a beautifully rendered coming-of-age story set in fin de siècle Trieste.


Written in 1953, but not published until 1975, Ernesto is the great Italian author Umberto Saba's secret novel.

Author description

Umberto Saba (1909-1957) was an Italian novelist and poet. Raised by his Jewish mother in the ghetto of Trieste, he became best-known for his great confessional poems collected in Canzoniere, 'a sort of Odyssey of man in our times'.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781786690685
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : September 2017
  • : 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm X 2.60 cmmm
  • : October 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 320
  • : 853.912
  • : en
  • : Paperback
  • : Umberto Saba