A Violent Life by Pier Paolo Pasolini
Not far from tourist Rome are the slum suburbs. Here immigrants lured to the capital by promises of work, gather and make accommodation with the modern world. A new generation emerges, brutal, vulnerable, and full of unreal hopes. First published in Italy in 1958, this is their story.
The 1462nd greatest fiction book of all time
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