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Story of a modern Ulysses. The way of seeing women very dated though an interesting and in its way a intriguing story.Published 2 months ago by Angela G
Having read Alberto Moravia previously, I had come to expect this read to be as brutal, clinical and written simply in only those words such gut breaking emotions can be... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sekar Ganesan
A telling novel of a marriage gone horribly wrong, of lines of communication closed and the inability to reconnect. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Cphe
Alberto Moravia is a favorite author and his novel Contempt is one of his best. I've read it at least six times. Ricardo Molteni suspects his wife, Emilia, no longer loves him. Read morePublished 5 months ago by JK
Having read this book several times over a period of some 40 years (my first copy was a paperback entitled "A Ghost At Noon") I find that each reading brings a new level of... Read morePublished 11 months ago by propertius
I almost gave this four stars, but it was the ending, in all of its enigmatic nuance, that drove me to grasp the genius behind this painstaking novel. Read morePublished 17 months ago by The Significant Pseudonym
Moravia is a masterful Italian author, and 'Contempt,' is one of his best novels. Moravia's exploration of sexuality, social alienation, and existentialism gives them a very timely... Read morePublished on December 11, 2012 by JMV
There are so many aspects of a novel that must come together for it to work - far to many to mention here. Read morePublished on October 20, 2012 by Bryan Byrd
NYRB has done it to me again. Discovery of yet another writer, Alberto Moravia that I will no doubt need to read more from.
What a strange and engrossing tale. Read more