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Quiet Chaos: A Novel Paperback – April 12, 2011
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“Dazzling.... Like a literary Fellini, Veronesi brings to life the larger-than-life human comedy as only an Italian would dare, uproariously funny in the face of stark tragedy. It’s a reading experience not to be missed.” (Shelf Awareness)
“[An] absorbing second novel.” (Publishers Weekly)
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There's something seductive about Sandro Veronesi's prose, something that drew me in and held my attention even when nothing much was happening. Other than the early scene in which Pietro and his brother save two women from drowning, there is little action in Quiet Chaos. There is, instead, a good bit of observation and contemplation. Pietro listens to Radiohead and decides that the few lyrics he can understand are meant for him, messages from Lara.Read more ›
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This a unique book in the sense that it may seem to be quite trite at times and as some have said difficult to understand certain sections. Read morePublished 16 months ago by propertius
Very odd movie. I nevertheless liked it.
I must admit, I did not understand the subplot with his job.
The hero looses his wife (she dies) and he seems to be totally lost. Read more
Insightful and moving. A book about being honest with yourself, moving past your personal indulgences and immaturities, trying to see things clearly. A challenging read.Published on August 13, 2013 by Candice