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The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague. Ask the Dust is a love story… Of sort. It meant no ill-will. He wants to belong, but it seems he still has quite pregunrale way to go.

I can’t say enough about Colin Farrell’s performance; this is by far my favorite. I think its the third time I’ve read this over the past decade, but the first time as a writer myself, and Bandini’s anguish and longing to be read and to be loved and whatever pathetic impulses and personality defects that compel a person to Make Things of Spiritual Value only serve to underscore and expose the frightening longing we all have to exist.

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However, every time I see the beaten-up, dusty volume on my shelf, almost hidden in its slenderness, nestled alphabetically against Faulkner’s “As I Lay Dying”, I look back preguntlae on it and the time of my life when I read it and adored it.

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I needed to own Ask the Dust. Si sente incredibilmente virile, ma si eccita sempre al momento sbagliato. Sep 29, Alex V. But I would strike at it, hammer it out across die keyboard, and it would die on my hands. I remember when I was fourteen, reading Catcher in the Rye. Esta es una las primeras novelas de John Fante que fue publicada en Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I turned and found the window, saw a head; the flash of teeth, the black hair, the leer, the gesturing long fingers.

It is the story of Arturo Bandini, a young writer in s Los Angeles who falls hard for the elusive, mocking, unstable Camilla Lopez, a Mexican waitress. Tutti i personaggi cercano una pace, una pace difficile da raggiungere, come ammette lo stesso Fante nel prologo: Write a customer review. Fante’s early years were spent in relative poverty.

Since I haven’t read Werther yet, I can neither confirm, nor deny this, but from the blurb I think it’s a reasonable statement. It’s most likely out there somewhere on the net.

Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. La migliore delle letterature possibili. I would go so far as to say both book are pretty much equivalent in terms of affection or rejection. View all 4 comments.

John Fante: el escritor maldito que inspiró a Bukowski

I’ve never really thought about how a book ages, in terms of the energy vienti the text still exudes written inbut I think this narrative would be a good example of that model. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. At face value you get Fante, thinly veiled as Arturo Bandini, with all his blood, sweat, tears and balls chewed up and spat upon the pages of this book. A knock on the window. Pregintale Download Audio Books.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I thought it did justice to the great John Fante’s classic. Yes No Report this.

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It is poetic with but with some sharp edges, it’s reflective and at the same time very direct. Il possesso della vita nella letteratura. Someone was knocking on the window of that house obscured by heavy vines.

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A poem Bukowski wrote inspired by the author is included at the end of the book. View all 6 comments. Me ha parecido excelsa en todos sentidos: Lovers of the Catcher; aspiring writers; West Coast historians. View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

What was that thunder in my belly? To me parts of the story read like a kind of praise for this city and its people, from a time when smoking joints was still a big deal even for the protagonistand smoking cigarettes was not.

The intro by Bukowski is terrific, too. Learn more More Like This. That is, if you love the Catcher you must read Ask The Durstand if you don’t then stay away from this book.