Il disprezzo has ratings and reviews. Megha In questo romanzo Alberto Moravia tratta ancora una volta il tema difficile dei rapporti matrimoniali. Alberto Moravia, Writer: Ieri oggi domani. Alberto Moravia was born on November 22, in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Contempt (novel “Il Disprezzo”). Il disprezzo: romanzo.: Opere complete di Alberto Moravia; VIII. by MORAVIA, Alberto. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now .

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Thank goodness this book wasn’t more than pages. But then it gets a little better and the book has its moments. The ending shows ‘a sense of reconciliation and acceptance of life … absent from most of his earlier work.

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He is so full of negativity. First, Emilia catches Riccardo kissing the secretary, a lapse he shrugs off as meaningless. Catharsis finally takes place in the protagonist’. The name is just apt for the book and everyone is disrespecting everyone else in the book Want to Read saving….

It is not touching, it is no fun to read, it is not informative or thought-provoking, why read it? Story about love and hate relationship. Lists with This Book. Contempt, by Alberto Moravia.

Ayn Rand’s writing is probably the only thing that I have read and found more annoying than Contempt. Not just that the thoughts are repeated, they are expressed in the same manner, using the same words over and over again. There he sees Battista rip Emilia’s dress and kiss her body, while in The Odyssey he sees disturbing parallels to his own unhappy life.


As he has a two-seater car, he takes Emilia, leaving Riccardo to follow by taxi.

Moravia’s idea had such great potential. All in all, very dissapointing. At times he thinks way too slowly. Refresh and try again. In certain cases, in fact, loyalty is form of vengeance, of black-mail, of recovering one’s self-respect. Predictable disprrezzo very repetitive. But the spark has gone out of their marriage and two small incidents trigger its dissolution.

He was also a journalist, playwright, disprezoz and film critic. Quotes from Il disprezzo. In questo romanzo Mogavia Moravia tratta ancora una volta il tema difficile dei rapporti matrimoniali. But being ins Ayn Rand’s writing is probably the only thing that I have read and found more annoying than Contempt. Plot [ edit ] Motavia Riccardo Molteni, who sees himself as an intellectual writer, does work he despises preparing scripts for distasteful film productions.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. But being inside the head of this obsessive narrator gets irritating very soon By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The main character’s unwarranted fretting over the potential breakdown of his marriage, finally causes it to do just that. View all 27 comments.

Published April by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore first published The first quarter of the book is simply awful. Main character sees himself as a victim when, actually, tortur After reading The Empty Canvas this summer, the book hat left me thinking about it for weeks, I was hooked on Alberto Moravia. Il titolo primitivo era: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Abeer Ali rated it it was ok Dec 24, Il fantasma di mezzogiorno. Views Read Edit View history. I havent read more depressing disrpezzo annoying disptezzo than Contempt There is some nice imagery, but all in all a rather disappointing book.

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I have a headache. The main character ddisprezzo almost infuriatingly inefficient. Regaining his equilibrium, he returns to the villa to discover that she has been killed in an accident in Battista’s car.

Chen Ying rated it it was ok Oct 13, May be it is the translator’s fault, but I do not want to read the same phrase four times in a single paragraph.

Ricarrdo MolteniEmilia Molteni. He believes, even if his work is menial and his income shaky, that he is secure in his wife’s love. Open Preview See a Problem? Very heavy on 60s gender stereotyping. Il disprezzo by Alberto Moravia.