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Confessions of Zeno (riverrun Editions)

Confessions of Zeno (riverrun Editions)

Author: Italo Svevo; Beryl De Zoete (Translator)
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'I am sure a cigarette has a more poignant flavour when it is the last' A neurotic Italian businessman obsessed by his own hypochondria, Zeno Cosini recounts his early years to his psychoanalyst Dr S as a form of therapy. With a cigarette clutched permanently between his fingers, he explores the important themes of his life: his love of smoking, his relationship with his parents, his marriage. Structured as a series of conversations with his psychoanalyst, Zeno was an innovation in its time, and remains a curious and intriguing delight. Michael Hoffman places Confessions of Zeno in its European context in his sparkling introduction.
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General Fields

  • : 9781787474178
  • : Quercus
  • : riverrun
  • : August 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Italo Svevo; Beryl De Zoete (Translator)
  • : Paperback
  • : 592