Camino de Los Ángeles by John Fante, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A los dieciocho años, Arturo Bandini vive con su madre y su hermana, dos beatas, en San Pedro, el puerto de Los Ángeles. Trabaja en empleos duros y mal. Read Camino de Los Angeles book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified by John Fante (Author). Be the first to review.

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It’s no surprise to me that John Fante’s would-be publishers read about half or less of joyn and said NO WAY are we going to publish this. The Road to L.

Este Arturo Bandini me ha parecido: Riotously ambitious, wildly egotistic, possessed with the severe angst of youth, ridden with delirious fantasies, obsessed with the maniacal desire to become a writer Arturo Bandini turns his life into a bitter burlesque… But, however erratically, he continues to move to his purpose. Why do you go up this street and not that?

Now I’ve got to find a job, damn it to hell. His only redeeming quality is that he is probably suffering from schizophrenia or a similar disorder, and therefore not entirely accountable for his behavior.

Not the smoothest intro to the world of Fante, but it still made me laugh out loud a few times. He lived and worked in W Fante’s early years were spent in relative poverty. The real world is an inconvenience. All in all, a decent first effort by a writer who thankfully got better with fabte.


camino de los angeles – John Fante

Fuori di testa, le dico, fuori di testa. Near the end of the book things happen fast. Books by John Fante. In the Boulder Rocklin book the father is a bricklayer, while in this book the late father was a carpenter. I entrust you to the benign generosity of your brother, Frank Scarpi, who is, as the phrase has it, a good family man sic! Something the author seemed to have been well aware of as well, is the flaws Arturo had.

Avrebbe dovuto sentire che discorsi. Paperbackpages. This is the second part of the Bandini Quartet Tetrology?

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Angels the language is fantastic, despite how much of it made me feel a bit ill. The Road to Los Angles by John Fante introduces one of the most bizarre, disturbed, and likeable alter egos in literature, Arturo Bandini. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Alcune parti sono memorabili, tuttavia a mio parere non riesce a decollare.

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But there’s a park across town, Arturo. You look at naked women in clothes closets. The youthful energy is apparent throughout the whole book.


He is known to be one of the first writers to portray the tough times faced by many writers in L. A job for angelws And now there’s a sister but no little brothers. Where the devil are you going, Arturo? Suitcase in hand, I walked angelew to the depot. It’s almost like that’s why we can tolerate reading it cause there is this gruesome balance that is consistent throughout the book.

This Arturo is not the charming kid from the first part and also not the more mature young adult from Ask the Dust.

Riotously ambitious, wildly egotistic, possessed with the severe angst of youth, ridden with delirious fantasies, obsessed with the mania There are the roads we choose and there are the roads we walk and there are the walks of life… Oh Spengler! It never mattered, with a book under my arm, looking for a job. Frustratingly accurate portrayal of adolescence with all its pitfalls and prating.