By Alberto Moravia
"A tale of affection, obsession, and betrayal from "the most crucial Italian artistic author [of the 20th] century."—The Times [London]
When Silvio, a wealthy Italian dilettante, and his attractive spouse comply with movement to the rustic and forgo intercourse in order that he'll have the strength to put in writing a profitable novel, whatever is certain to head improper: Silvio's literary objectives are a ways too large for his second-rate expertise, and his spouse Leda is a passionate lady. Antonio, the neighborhood barber who comes each morning to shave Silvio, sparks off this dangerously flamable state of affairs while Leda accuses him of attempting to molest her. Silvio obstinately refuses to brush off him, and the quarrel and its shattering outcomes placed the couple's like to the test.
Alberto Moravia earned his overseas recognition with frank, finely-observed tales of affection and intercourse in any respect degrees of society. during this new English translation of Conjugal Love, he explores an imperiled courting together with his everyday unadorned sort, mental penetration, and narrative artwork.
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Conjugal Love by Alberto Moravia