A Little Lumpen NovelitaBook - 2014
"A little lumpen novelita percolates with a young writer's fierce ambitions and intensely tender love of women. "Now I am a mother and a married woman, but not long ago I led a life of crime": so Bianca begins her tale of growing up the hard way in Rome in a little lumpen novelita. Orphaned overnight as a teenager -- "our parents died in a car crash on their first vacation without us" -- she drops out of school, gets a crappy job, sees a terrible brightness at night, and drifts into bad company. Her little brother brings home two petty criminals who need a place to stay. As the four of them share the family apartment and plot a strange crime, Bianca learns she can drift lower"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2016.
Copyright Date: ©2014
Characteristics: 109 pages ; 21 cm