Il birraio di Preston (Ricci, Luigi) Work Title, Il birraio di Preston. Alternative. Title, Melodramma giocoso in tre atti. Authorities, WorldCat; VIAF: ;. Il birraio di Preston. Front Cover. Andrea Camilleri. Sellerio, – Fiction – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Il birraio di Preston. Camilleri inventa poco delle vicende che trasforma sulla pagina in vorticosi caroselli di persone e fatti – qui il fatto vero, conosciuto dalla celebre Inchiesta sulle.

Author: Mauktilar Kigagis
Country: Saudi Arabia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Environment
Published (Last): 20 October 2016
Pages: 236
PDF File Size: 13.82 Mb
ePub File Size: 20.73 Mb
ISBN: 998-1-72714-500-7
Downloads: 18674
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Dikazahn

Un libro che mi ha sorpreso e per questo si merita 5 stelline!

Dem Autor folgen

There are literary references to each chapter heading to be found in the back, this first chapter “it was a frightful night. Mazzini strongly promoted a republic rather than a monarchy, and he still prexton plenty of followers at this time. We start with Andrea, I believe, as a child who wets his bed. Readers read, readers put the puzzles back together, readers need to think. Si riflette e si ride. This is one of the funniest books I’ve read in a while, with several laugh out loud scenes, and plenty of social and political satire.

Andrea Camilleri lets us have the full force of his sarcastic, sardonic humor in this delightful book.

O autor cria seu romance baseado num acontecimento real: He received an honorary degree from University of Pisa in Warm, funny and intelligent.

There is some dark humor that some might like, and more than a few sparks of good writing, but I just couldn’t get into this one. Sagen Sie Ihre Meinung zu diesem Artikel. Camilleri, at least in the Montalbano series, needs a deft hand. The proposed performance then becomes a battleground for the various factions, as they plot and counter-plot drawing in a Mafioso enforcer, a variety of militiamen, lovers looking for a second chance at happiness, a philandering doctor, an incorruptible policeman and a variety of innocent bystanders.

The characters are true to their time, but they are also preaton to being Birraii their descendants are alive and well today. What rules are being followed There are no discussion topics on this book yet. They gave me a list of books they would like to discuss, and I round up copies for them.


Il birraio di Preston – Andrea Camilleri – Google Books

Mehr lesen Weniger lesen. Il Gattopardo Italian Edition.

Di divertente non ci ho trovato niente! However, in the author’s note at the end of the book he specifically says that readers may want to put the chapters in any order that suits them best! This one is about what happens in a small Sicilian town when a government official forces an opera performance on the town’s people.

Il birraio di Preston : Andrea Camilleri :

As it is, political and personal forces combine and clash to create major problems in Vigata, leading to several unnecessary deaths. The story of his father rushing down to the town of Vigata to put out a fire at the theatre starts the action. Preview — Birrauo birraio di Preston by Andrea Camilleri.

At first, I had difficulty keep track briraio the plethora of character names and nicknames, but I quickly found out that only a few key names were crucial to understanding and enjoying this fast-moving farce. It would make a great movie. One is left wondering What are you doing? Andrea is a skilled observer of life with a clever ear for dialogue as he exploits the uneducated, the snob through ignorance, misunderstanding and innuendo.

Sounds easy, but sometimes it’s hard finding enough copies available. Camilleri’s brilliant ear for dialogue is hilarious birraaio a real joy to read. In addition, The Brewer of Preston is based on a real incident that took place around this time in Caltanissetta, a town not far away from Agrigento and Porto d’Empedocle, the sites of Camilleri’s fict Camilleri is best known for his Commisario Montalbano series, but relatively recently, inspired, he says, by the publication of the Report on the Social and Economic Conditions of Sicilyhe has written two novels, Hunting Season and The Brewer of Prestonboth set in this time period.

Books by Andrea Camilleri. An opera for the ages? By the second act, the audience was yelling out to each other about the latest town gossip, ignoring the opera. For me this book was hilarious though disorganized.

  DFEH 185 PDF

This is a very funny, very bawdy, “The Brewer of Preston” is a one-off historical novel by Andrea Camilleri, best known for his Montalbano series. Forse sono stata solo sfortunata nella scelta!? Aug 09, Fabio added it. Be the first to ask a question about Il birraio di Preston.

Il birraio di Preston

In particular one sexual act which is, I’m pretty sure, still illegal in the state of Utah even if the participants are married. A perfect novel for fans of birdaio author’s birrwio.

I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys satirical humor. The logical flow of a story calms the brain, but this fractured tale causes reader to feel confused at times. We are given the story in non-sequencial order, told from the perspective of bureaucrats, policemen, Mazzinians, mafiosi, and just plain folk.

Camilleri jumps about in time, something that often drives me This book is delightful! As a matter of fact, his parents knew Pirandello and were even distant friends, as he tells in his essay on Pirandello “Biography of the changed son”. View all 3 comments. The setting Vigate in the s, and the proposed production of a play – the Brewer of Preston – at the local theatre by the Prefect of Vigata – an event which the townsfolk intend will never happen. Yet once in tune with the novelist’s narrative and where it is going it becomes a pure delight.

I kept a long note on the side with all the names ever mentioned with short descriptions to id myself of who those people are. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Escaping the opera can cost you your life.