Download PDF by Jenny McPhee: A Man of No Moon: A Novel

By Jenny McPhee

ISBN-10: 1582433755

ISBN-13: 9781582433752

ISBN-10: 158243462X

ISBN-13: 9781582434629

It's 1948, and postwar Rome is giddy and chaotic. Poet Dante Sabato is attending yet one more movie soirée at Tullio Merlini’s residence off the through del Corso. Disaffected and deeply self-absorbed, Dante unearths Tullio's glamorous evenings tedious yet welcomed any distraction. This raining night, the distraction is double: sisters Gladys and Prudence Godfrey, either attractive, sharp-witted, and remarkably compelling American actresses who've lately arrived in Rome. This new neighbors depart the celebration jointly, and so starts a narrative of 3 broken humans suffering to dwell with their thoughts, and with themselves.
Exhausted via fascism and the second one international battle, Dante reveals safe haven within the desire provided by way of the resurgent cinema, by means of American literature, and, specifically, by means of the pragmatic optimism and sexual strength of his American fanatics. yet after a long time of suffering to shield the fallibility of his paintings, his state, his kin, and his personal humanity, he continues to be confident that the easiest expression of wish is to renounce his lifestyles. The query for Dante is: Can Gladys and Prudence swap his brain? Will he permit them?

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