Private Angelo

a novel
  • 271 Pages
  • 4.89 MB
  • 7466 Downloads
  • English
by
Jonathan Cape , London
Statementby Eric Linklater.
The Physical Object
Pagination271p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13951412M

Private Angelo is probably my favourite novel of It's beautifully written, gently witty, charming and profound. The characters might express themselves in a way that is innocent, 'homespun', Private Angelo book at times naive, but I think that their reflections on life, and the war, have continuing significance.4/5.

Dec 12,  · Angelo, a private in Mussolini's "ever-glorious" Italian army, may possess the virtues of love and an engaging innocence but he lacks the gift of courage. However, due to circumstances beyond his control, he ends up fighting not only for Italy but also for the British and German dam-projects.coms: 4.

Dec 12,  · Angelo, a private in Mussolini's "ever-glorious" Italian army, may possess the virtues of love and an engaging innocence but he lacks the gift of courage.

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Dec 12,  · In Private Angelo he has written a book which demonstrates that honour is not solely the preserve of the brave. ‘He writes not only of an angel, but like one Private Angelo is now a permanent portrait in the heavenly gallery of human frailty.’Reviews: 4.

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A young infantryman, Bronze Star Medallist, Angelo A. DiLisio, becomes the war's most prolific letter writer, as he uses the medium to keep in touch with his family back home. Injury and illness, fear and duty, this book will recount a war experience through the eyes of a young, American soldier.

In Private Angelo he has written a book which demonstrates that honour is not solely the preserve of the dam-projects.com writes not only of an angel, but like one Private Angelo is now a permanent portrait in the heavenly gallery of human frailty. May 04,  · Angelo, a private in Mussolini's 'ever-glorious' Italian army, may possess the virtues of love and an engaging innocence but he lacks the gift of courage.

Private Angelo book, due to circumstances beyond his control, he ends up fighting not only for Italy but also for the British and German armies.4/5(35). In Private Angelo he has written a book which demonstrates that honour is not solely the preserve of the brave.

“He writes not only of an angel, but like one Private Angelo is now a permanent portrait in the heavenly gallery of human futility.” the Observer. Summary: Angelo, a private in Mussolini's 'ever-glorious' Italian army, may possess the virtues of love and an engaging innocence but he lacks the gift of courage.

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A book that is better in its parts than in its whole, and more significant for its urbane dissection of the Italian peasant, than for its cohesive story. He shows him -- in the character of Private Angelo, with his talent for survival rather than combat, with his passive, philosophic acceptance, his high hearted rather than stout hearted conduct.

Jan 17,  · Synopsis Angelo, a private in Mussolini's army, may possess the virtues of love and an engaging innocence, but he lacks the gift of courage. However, due to circumstances beyond his control, he ends up fighting not only for Italy, but also for the British /5(7).

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Angelo, a private in Mussolini’s ‘ever-glorious’ Italian army, may possess the virtues of love and an engaging innocence but he lacks the gift of courage. However, due to circumstances beyond his control, he ends up fighting not only. "Of this book, first published by Jonathan Cape intwo thousand copies were printed at Christmas for Sir Allen Lane and Richard Lane by McCorquodale & Co Ltd, London, and bound by the Dorstel Press Ltd, Harlow, Essex.

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Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM) Introduced by Magnus Linklater. Angelo, a private in Mussolini's 'ever-glorious' Italian army, may possess the virtues of love and an. Private Angelo by Eric Linklater. Canongate Books, Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy.

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Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Private Angelo (; film ) was a comedic tale told from the perspective of a timorous soldier in the Italian army during World War II.

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Linklater was a prolific Read More. Jul 06,  · Private Angelo has been drafted into the Italian Army in World War II. The trouble is that he doesn't like people shooting at him, so he tries all sorts of tricks to avoid being caught up in the action.

But however hard he tries to avoid it, events always seem to lead him back to the fighting/10(1). pages. Pictorial paper cover. Pages are tanned with heavier tanning to text block edges and endpapers.

Sunning to spine, with some crushing to ends. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and tanning.

PRIVATE ANGELO. Linklater, Eric. (London: Privately Printed (for Sir Allen Lane and Richard Lane, ). 8vo. paper over boards. Order Nr. Add to Cart Ask a Question. This is a first book, "composed entirely without metal type." It is "the first to have been produced in Great Britain by means of photocomposition on the Intertype.

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May 04,  · Eric Linklater, who served with the Black Watch in Italy in World War II, is one of Scotland's most distinguished writers.

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