Right in the first few pages the author tells us this is the story of a man who “died” twice. Our hero, or anti-hero, is going nowhere in late 1800’s Italy. Read morePublished 11 months ago by James W. Fonseca
Dostoevsky writes deeply into the mind of humanity in a way that is both universal and redeeming. This author's effort struck me as entirely self absorbed and unredeemable.Published 11 months ago by jay
If you like Italian litterature this is a MUST!!!!
Pirandello is simply a genius and you cannot miss this book.
Written in quite a beguiling first-person narrative, we follow the adventures of Mattia Pascal; in debt, unhappily married to a depressed wife, and with a witch of a... Read morePublished 22 months ago by sally tarbox
Pirandello is best known for his plays, but he wrote some excellent short stories, and also novels, such as this comic masterpiece, It's not as modernist as his plays, but the... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Great Faulkner's Ghost
A brilliant, tragi-comic existentialist examination! An enjoyable and thought-provoking commentary on the human condition, identity, art, and life, death and what lies in between.Published on August 2, 2010 by Stefania Casi (The Cultural Sojourner)
I would definetely recommend this novel. I enjoyed it very much. It helped me to come in contact with my innerself, and it made me think of things that i had never given any... Read morePublished on October 16, 2002