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The conformist : a novel / Alberto Moravia ; translated from the Italian by Tami Calliope.

Author/Creator:
Moravia, Alberto, 1907-1990.
Standardized Title:
Conformista. English
Publication:
South Royalton, Vt. : Steerforth Italia : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c1999.
Format/Description:
Book
323 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Fascism -- Italy -- Fiction.
Assassins -- Italy -- Fiction.
Italy -- Politics and government -- 1922-1945 -- Fiction.
Assassins.
Fascism.
Political science.
Italy.
Form/Genre:
Historical fiction.
Fiction.
Summary:
"Since childhood [Marcello] Clerici has struggled with conflicting urges--a compulsion to hurt others and an obsessive desire to conform. ... When he is assigned to kill a former professor, now in exile, and falls unexpectedly in love with a strange, compelling woman, his life is torn open."--Cover.
Notes:
"First published in 1951 by Farrar, Straus and Company"--T.p. verso.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1999
Contributor:
Calliope, Tami.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
1883642655 (alk. paper)
9781883642655 (alk. paper)
1883642809 (alk. paper)
9781883642808 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
42393586
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