History by Elsa Morante

History by Elsa Morante. 1984 Aventura paperback edition, 555 pages. Morante was an Italian novelist and poet whom Elena Ferrante cites as a major influence on her work. History was a bestseller in Italy in the seventies when it was first published and features the story of a Jewish family after the second world war.

Condition; Good reading copy

"They were, to tell the truth, poor Sunday anarchists, and this was the beginning and end of their subversive activities."

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