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In Lessico famigliare, il riaffiorare alla memoria di parole, espressioni, frasi e modi di dire sentiti tante volte in casa da Natalia Ginzburg, scandisce, con ironia e tenerezza, la storia della sua famiglia - i Levi - ebrei e antifascisti, nell'Italia tra gli anni Venti e gli anni Cinquanta del Novecento.
©2010 Giulio Einaudi Editore (P)2013 Emons Italia srl

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beautiful reading of an Italian classic

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Mergherita Buy reads beautifully, her Italian is so crisp and clear (she is an actress after all) her tone shows such an understanding of the significance of what she's reading. A real treat.

What did you like best about this story?

It's a great novel

What does Margherita Buy bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

An immediacy and an understanding of the sub-text.

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  • Ruben
  • 08-13-17

beautiful story very well told

the characters, especially the mother and father, really came alive thanks to all the typical phrases that the writer recalls

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-28-22

con lode !

È stato un vero piacere ascoltarlo. Mi ha tenuto buona compagnia con la sua voce piena di pathos. Grazie

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  • Rocciabruna
  • 10-09-21

a great waste of opportunity for the writer and great waste of time for the reader

A story written looking through a keyhole, missing entirely the sense. No fresco of a tine nor of a soul, no sociological meaning, no psychological analysis.
So dull that the parents of the writer, certainty solid persons, appear as idiots. A shame!

May be it is the mirror of a disgraceful generation of self declared intellectuals which has damaged Italy so much.

If I think to other female writers (Morante- la storia or more recently Ferrante) the comparison in embarrassing!

A waste opportunity: because the writer, for privilege of birth, had the opportunity to know great personalities (Olivetti, Einaudi, Turati…)
but the reader is left with frustration because the book is empty. zero.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-15-19

Splendida Margherita Buy e bella storia

Splendido narratore, libro scorrevole che combina racconti familiari e storia, con la seconda guerra mondiale che fa da fondo a gran parte del libro.