Wayward Wife by Alberto Moravia

The Wayward Wife by Alberto Moravia. 1960 Farrar Straus and Cudahy, first U.S. edition, 221 pages. Moravia was one of the most best-selling writers in Italy in the last century. According to the New York Times book review: "The Italian novelist and short-story writer, Alberto Moravia, has always been preoccupied with the darker human relationships. Never has he depicted them more disturbingly than in "The Wayward Wife," a collection of seven short stories and a novella, originally written between 1927 and 1948." 

Condition: Jacket in acceptable condition with chips and tears throughout, book in good condition, stain on front board, owner name on endpaper.

"As a result her whole person exhaled an air of faint, sly hypocrisy."

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