The Moro Affair has ratings and 46 reviews. William2 L’affaire Moro di Sciascia è un’“opera letteraria” secondo l’autore, e altrettanto, “opera di verità”. L’affaire Moro (Piccola Biblioteca Adelphi) | Leonardo Sciascia | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch. The author contends that Leonardo Sciascia’s L’affaire Moro is not a work of non- fiction, as Sciascia proposed, but of historical fiction, and that Sciascia’s Moro is.

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Colpisce come sempre la naturalezza della scrittura velata dalla sottile ironia drammatica, tipica di Sciascia. The Moro Affair, by Leonard Sciascia. But I found it to be a bit of a slog at times, and I’m not sure why NYRB classics thought this story would appeal to its readership.

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There is certainly more to the Moro kidnapping and murder than was reported at the time. If you are interested in the ways one may study literatuyre as a form of archeolgocal method of understanding history–this volume is a must rea, a masterpiece. This is a great book, but perhaps only of interest to those of a certain age who recall the kidnapping and murder of the Italian politician Aldo Moro in An Islamic Journey and its companion volume.

You can view this on the NLA website. From 25 December to 1 Januarythe Library’s Reading Rooms will be closed and no collection requests will be filled. Sciascia does a fantastic job of examining how language determines moral engagement and responsibility, with an analysis of the complex communication between Moro and the outside world, which set the stage for his ultimate demise.

I commenti e le riflessioni di Sciascia inoltre sono tutti intelligenti, mai fuori luogo ed altamente pungenti. Spero lo facciano leggere nelle scuole? If you’re interested in this author, I’d start with his Sicilian crime novels. sciacia

As a piece of writing I enjoyed it perhaps more than the title essay. Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply.


Can I borrow this item? We will contact you if necessary. Jan 18, Nick rated it really liked it Shelves: Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page. In the Library Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. Formidabile l’acuta ironia conclusiva di alcune sue allusioni, la stessa ironia che l’autore attribuisce a certe frasi delle lettere di Moro: Feb 08, Mark rated it liked it. And in there, somewhere, she mentions Moro and Sciascia.

The Moro Affair

Non il miglior Sciascia The Moro Affair is written for an Italian audience that has familiarity with Italian politics of the late ‘s. Di fronte allo stupefatto Aladino, apparve un enorme genio che disse: Un libro molto interessante, un’accusa accalorata e passionale alla politica italiana che “non fece abbastanza” per salvare Moro.

The essay closes with a blistering condemnation of the police and carabinieri whose incompetence looks too incompetent. Sciascia perhaps, in the end, wanted to prove that the corruption that was and is endemic in Italian society h Leonardo Sciascia wrote of his unique Sicilian experience, linking families with political parties, the treachery of alliances and allegiances and the calling of favours that resort in outcomes that are not for the benefit of society, but of those individuals who are in favour.

Confesso di sciascua iniziato a fatica la lettura, ma aggiungo di essere poi stata presa molto presto, al punto da arrivare a desiderarla, per procedere senza interruzione fino all’ultima pagina.

Sciascoa Persistent Identifier https: But Sciascia is here to argue convincingly that Moro had not been so turned.

What the Moro affair does is reveal what had been kept hidden in the public face of Italian politics of the time. Mar 01, Michael T rated it it was ok. Nothing else in Italian life quite prepares one, he suggests, for the precise timing and seamless operation of the Red Brigades. There are Keystone Cops shorts stronger on procedural logic than was brought to bear on the Moro Affair. Nevertheless, it’s a mildly interesting exploration of the highest profile Red Brigade kidnapping of the ’70s, and about the government that practically abandons its leader when he is kidnapped.


Advanced search Search history. Jun 25, David-Baptiste Chirot rated it it was amazing. A present day American reader needs to read between the lines and possibly do xciascia independent internet research to figure out what’s really going on. That government actions, or terrorist actions, or possible collaborations of afffaire could mean something sends chills up the spine. Sciascia is inconclusive, and that is probably the most chilling thing.

The book becomes a fascinating exploration of writing in relation to the presentation of events of something “already written”.

Un argomento davvero difficile e controverso. Paperbackpages. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

One of the most explosive lines in the book is a quote from Moro in aletter to his wife, which appeared only at the time of the execution, andonly in a very obscure and overlooked newspaper. Riportami indietro Leonardo Sciascia. Incredibile che questo libro sia uscito subito dopo la morte di Moro: Naipaulespecially Among the Believers: Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card.

L’Affaire Moro

His own party has decided not to negotiate with terrorists. In veste di “detective letterario” nel senso di “detective che ricorre agli strumenti della scrittura e della letteratura” Sciascia analizza, pochi mesi dopo il sequestro e l’uccisione di Moro, le lettere della prigionia, i documenti del contrappasso. Moro, Aldo, — Assassination. But recently a long out-of-print title, The Council of Egyptwas republished in UK by Head of Zeus, so all my old admiration was sciacsia again and I felt it so freshly that I finally made the plunge.