- Publisher: Lulu Press (2008)
- ASIN: B002H5EBFQ
- Product Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.1 x 1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,794,575 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Little World of Don Camillo
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Complemented by darling sketches of a slightly diabolical angel (by the author who should know him best) this cute collection of anecdotes is not so much a novelette as a patchwork of tales which will keep most readers in stitches. Similar in appearance and temperament (tommy-gun toting, cigar smoking, fists of iron, the back of an ox and the pigheadedness of a mule) two rival combatants argue, connive as they proudly appear at loggerheads in public. Both men were former partisans in the recent war: but now they represent two extreme poles of human philosophy: the Communist Mayor Peppone, with his henchmen of loyal Reds versus Don Camillo, (reverendo, if you please) the equally stalwart defender of the faith and sometimes the bane of his own Bishop. Each beams with inner satisfaction to stick in the other's craw, but when the (cow) chips are down, they have been known to secretly work together. For the good of the much maligned "People.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Unfortunately, this edition seems to be a condensed version of the whole text as written in italian. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
Easy reading and compulsive - could be read in one sitting if I had the time! Absolutely delightful story and will be read again and again over the years.Published 15 months ago by Kathleen Austen
I hadn't seen the Don Camillo books in 35 years, but remembered them from childhood. Now, much older and with greater understanding, I can appreciate the stories at a whole new... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Culper, Jr.