How I Lost The War Filippo Bologna

ISBN: 9781908968951

Published: January 29th 2013

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How I Lost The War  by  Filippo Bologna

How I Lost The War by Filippo Bologna
January 29th 2013 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 313 pages | ISBN: 9781908968951 | 10.44 Mb

The award-winning screenwriter Filippo Bolognas first novel is a dark and witty environmental satire set in sun-drenched Tuscany. A small and idyllic Tuscan village is cast into disarray by the arrival of Otto Gattai, a larger-than-life, greedy andMoreThe award-winning screenwriter Filippo Bolognas first novel is a dark and witty environmental satire set in sun-drenched Tuscany. A small and idyllic Tuscan village is cast into disarray by the arrival of Otto Gattai, a larger-than-life, greedy and ruthless businessman who has come to turn its legendary baths into a luxury spa.

The young Federico, descendant of the noble Cremona family, loathes his familys participation in the transformation of this antique citadel, and of the lives of its inhabitants. Federico and his girlfriend Lea take action, and when peaceful protests prove inadequate, they and their friends wage a guerrilla war against Gattai. Published by Pushkin Press, Howard Curtiss How I Lost the War (Come ho perso la guerra) was shortlisted for the 2012 Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize.

Bolognas second novel, The Parrots, will be published by Pushkin Press in 2013.



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