[BOOKS] ✮ The Day Before Happiness Author Erri De Luca – Rvtrek.info

The Day Before Happiness Just After World War II, A Young Orphan Living In Naples Comes Under The Protection Of Don Gaetano, The Superintendent Of An Apartment Building He Is A Generous Man And Is Very Attached To The Boy, Telling Him About The War And The Liberation Of The City By The Neapolitans He Teaches Him To Play Cards, Shows Him How To Do Odd Jobs For The Tenants, And Even Initiates Him Into The World Of Sex By Sending Him One Evening To A Widow Who Lives In The Building But Don Gaetano Possesses Another Gift As Well He Knows How To Read People S Thoughts And Guesses Correctly That His Young Friend Is Haunted By The Image Of A Girl He Noticed By Chance Behind A Window During A Soccer Match Years Later, When The Girl Returns, The Orphan Will Need Don Gaetano S Help Than Ever


10 thoughts on “The Day Before Happiness

  1. says:

    Ugh, this is an exquisite little book It would make a great companion piece to Elena Ferrante s My Brilliant Friend, with which it shares both theme and


  2. says:

    I m trying to readcontemporary Italian writers and Erri De Luca has interested me for a while, so anyway it was short and i quite enjoyed it I felt like there are


  3. says:

    I know I took forever to read this short book, but it wasto lack of time than not liking the book That is actually a very interesting portrayal of a young orphan boys comin


  4. says:

    The Day Before Hap pi ness by Erri De Luca is a fic tional novel which takes place in the early 1950s The story uses flash backs to wartime Italy.Don Gae tano, the super in ten dent


  5. says:

    This is a marvelous, moving philosophical work with sentimental elements But those elements are outweighed luckily, I think by the truth and sincerity of the story, and by the author s compell


  6. says:

    Erri De Luca is one of Italy s most popular authors he s also garnered critical praise, such as being named author of the decade 2001 2010 by the Corriere della Sera He typically publishes short works,


  7. says:

    Memories of rebellion and war against fascism in Naples city In the same time about this orphan kid who s growing and wanting to learn everything about life experiences and it s nature, by reading old books of it


  8. says:

    A charming tale of boyhood, adolescence, love and war More or less an ode to Naples, it s one of those books I ll remember for a long time.


  9. says:

    Well that was utterly brilliant The shape of the story was very well done As we trundled towards the end of it, I was wondering what the climax of the story would be, and was not disappointed.The only part that made me pause for tho


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