The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

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Anno: 2014
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 880 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 195 x 130 mm
Peso: 590 gr.
  • EAN: 9780349139630
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2014 Aged thirteen, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. Alone and rudderless in New York, he is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. He is tormented by an unbearable longing for his mother, and down the years clings to the thing that most reminds him of her: a small, strangely captivating painting that ultimately draws him into the criminal underworld. As he grows up, Theo learns to glide between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love - and his talisman, the painting, places him at the centre of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle. The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America and a drama of enthralling power. Combining unforgettably vivid characters and thrilling suspense, it is a beautiful, addictive triumph - a sweeping story of loss and obsession, of survival and self-invention, of the deepest mysteries of love, identity and fate.
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    Donna Tartt è nata a Greenwood, in Mississippi, e si è laureata al Bennington College. Il suo romanzo d’esordio Dio di illusioni (The Secret History 1992) e Il piccolo amico (The Little Friend 2002, vincitore nel 2003 del WH Smith Literary Award) sono diventati bestseller internazionali tradotti in 30 lingue. Anche Il cardellino (The Goldfinch 2013), pubblicato da Rizzoli nel 2014 ha avuto un grande successo di critica.Sotto: la scrittrice fotografata nella sua casa. Approfondisci
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