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Bread and Wine

Why has no revolution ever escaped that fate? Image not available Photos not available for this variation. Scan to replace existing image. He is hiding from the government, which is intolerant of his ideas. It was first published in in a German language edition in Switzerland as Brot und Wein, and in an English translation in London later the same year.

I knew what she meant. If you win, which is a misfortune that will probably happen to you, we subjects will merely exchange one tyranny for another. In one incident, Spina scratches revolutionary phrases on a village wall, and — we learn just in passing — two village boys are accused and probably punished for the crime.

I enjoyed reading this and have spent quite a bit of time thinking about it since I finished. Jan 19, Ida rated it really liked it Shelves: Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge. He draws a stark contrast between the pure resolve of Spina and the “go along to get a. Full of tension and surprises. Books by Ignazio Silone. Nell’ambientazione montanara e di latitanza abbondano i locali chiusi, oscuri, maleodoranti, asfissianti.

Infine ci sono i “santi”.

Pane e vino Vino e pane – See You in Italy

Or was he exposed to the government by any informer? One of the 20th century’s essential novels depicting Fascism’s rise in Italy.

The villagers view the new priest in thier midst as a saint and push, nag him, blackmail him to give blessings, hear confessions and perform the role as priest which he finds fulfills a need. Pietro lives in Abruzzo, in village of Pietrasecca Marsicaand is forced to pretend to be a priest, to avoid arousing suspicion. Under every dictatorship, one man, one perfectly ordinary little man who goes on thinking viino his own brain is a threat to public order. May 04, Ignxzio Hammond rated it really liked it Shelves: Pages yellowed with some creases, edge-tears, torn corners, minor smudges and blemishes.


Silonr he made his points. Trivia About Bread and Wine. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options.

I am not clear what the author really wanted to convey as a message. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Report item – opens in a new window or tab.

Oct 02, Kebrit!!! In Abruzzo there are many backward countries as Pietrasecca, where the laws of nature and the peasants are inviolable. The few italian authors whom I have interacted with have si,one left mecyearnibg for more of their writings.

For some reason I have never been able to determine, the fiction of Italy, Spain, and Portugal have been, as it were, swept under the carpet. No wonder that Silone’s books struck a chord with the multitude.

Feb 25, M. The climax leads to it.

A close, claustrophobic story lurking in the shadows of Mussolini’s fascist Italy at the outbreak of the Second Italo-Ethiopian War, Bread and Wine follows the fervid, ailing revolutionary Pietro Spina into hiding after his ill-advised return from exile, his disguise as a provincial priest fraught with social and moral complications as he struggles by turns to educate and agitate the villagers who surround him.

I liked the religiosity that saturated this view of politics, as the socialist aspires to be a saint and other martyrs suffer their fate at the hands of the government. This is a book jgnazio all, what we believe in. Apr 03, Bap rated it it was amazing Shelves: But it’s sufficient for ignazik little man, just one ordinary, little man to say no, and the whole of the formidable granite order is imperilled. Reading Ignazio Silone ‘s Bread and WineI think perhaps the reason is that all three are priest-haunted countries that wear their Siolne on their sleeves.


Silone’s important criticism of Socialism in his own words: A classic and no wonder it was banned in Mussolini’s Italy! And I will admit, I set pand aside as preachy and political, several times.

The radical politician was a mere rose spine Spina while the small town priest was a more war-like sword Spada. In many ways, this For some reason I have never been able to determine, the fiction of Italy, Spain, and Portugal have been, as it were, swept under the carpet.

This book offers scope for multifaceted reviews and reflection. The liberation movement revolution is “a bureaucracy in embryo. In Fascist Italy, a Socialist man recently returned from exile, in order to evade the law, is disguised as a priest–as an ecclesiastic he will have immunity from persecution– and lives among the peasants of the Abruzzi.

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Pane e vino Vino e pane

Ma anche donne meschine, legate alle loro trame piccine s dispetti e di rivalse. He has been compared to the Italian Orwell. Written in by an anti fascist writer who also had the good sense to break with Stalin in the early 30’s.

By parts it is very funny and has a cannery row quality about it like the character Sciatap who went to america and returned having learned a single phrase: There are 1 items available.