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Fqnte such writing is combined with ruminations on his own character, like the reasons for his racist streak, the book approaches brilliance. This book has many things working against it. Bandini was speaking God’s truth. These are my demographics.

Here, take two and three with love. A brown woman with hips and attitude who they could abuse without consequence? Tags What are tags? Arturo is youngish, I guess, but the more he lied the longer he grew in the tooth. I’m astonished that I’m even capable of reading my e-mails lately. The Saga of Arthur Bandini 4 books. View all 3 comments. Ci aveva pensato proprio mentre infilava il cartone nelle scarpe.

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It’s been said that Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake is a collection of all things in the wo Ask the Dust is about as good a book as has ever been written. Fighting so often with the object of your affection to where eventually there’s a perverse ala of pleasure to be found in it Open Preview See a Problem?

I think I can guess why a maudlin alcoholic might find the pendulum swings between lust and disgust compelling but I don’t know – I’m not in my 20s anymore. Wait, that’s Raymond Chandler Unfortunately, after page one the book turns into something else: Open to the public Sound; Other sound Italian Show 0 more libraries Preview — Chiedi alla polvere by John Fante.


But, uh, thank you, allla you are. Fante’s talent as a stylist and an imagist is unquestionable, but ;olvere characters remain wholly repugnant or carelessly underdeveloped to the end.

And I answer, the sea is back there, back in the reservoir of memory. A mess but a complex guy. He was proclaimed by Time Out magazine as one of America’s “criminally neglected writers.

However, this book gets a low rating from me because I found Bandini annoying and seeing how you have to spend the whole story with him that got old fast.

Chiedi alla polvere by John Fante (2 star ratings)

E gli amori mancati. Fante’s narrator–destitute twenty year old boy Arturo Bandini struggling against hunger, wanting and creative resistance–lacks the worldl Here goes my th book report since joining Goodreads.

View all 8 comments. State Library of NSW. Visite Leggi Modifica Cronologia. This book was beautifully depressing. Jun 13, Nahed. Italian Creator Fante, John,author.

None of it matters though.

Chiedi alla polvere

Arturo wanders around Los Angeles, writes in his spartan hotel room, and makes a shitloa Someone recently mentioned Ask the Dust on Goodreads. Told from the first person of Arturo Bandini a horrible polfere, if not horribly fitting for the character”Ask the Dust” follows Bandini as he sulks around LA trying to write a novel. I didn’t like any of the characters and the story line was all over the place.


Suffice it to say, everyone is unhappy.

Hackmuth, a God of magazine publishers, gazes benevolently on the castawayed writer. La saga dello scrittore Arturo Bandini, alter ego dell’autore, giunge in questo romanzo al suo snodo decisivo. There’s a difference between being brutally honest and merely chronicling, in a disinterested fashion, what an unlikeable shitbag you are. Few Recommendations 3 45 Dec 06, Attraverso queste pagine e la polvere dannata che le ricopre, corrono le micce accese che arrivano di fretta ai barili di dinamite che esplodono sul finale lasciando desolazione e sconforto.

I don’t mind mean books or mean characters but it wasn’t as funny as I hoped, and Arturo Bandini seemed to just luck his way into good fortune so often that I got tired of it. View all 5 comments.

So this is where she lived! Non credo si possa definire il libro che fa per me. He was proclaimed by Time Out magazine as one of America’s “criminally neglected writers. I’ve also considered that Bandini is Fante, a juvenile, but often dead-on assumption among writers who only write a few books all about writers.

God, people from New York and L. Ask the Dust is a love story… Of sort.

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