Garden of the Finzi-Continis

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Garden of the Finzi-Continis

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Author :   Giorgio Bassani
Publisher :   Penguin Books Ltd
Published :   01/02/2007
ISBN :   9780141188362
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   256
Size (mm) :   198x129x16
Weight (g) :   213

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... Read more

 

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.