The Flame Of Life by Gabriele D'Annunzio

"The Flame of Life" is a novel that delves into the passionate and tumultuous affair between a famous writer and a Venetian noblewoman. Set against the backdrop of early 20th-century Venice, the narrative explores themes of love, art, and the quest for immortality through creation. The protagonist's obsession with leaving a lasting legacy is mirrored in the intense and consuming relationship he shares with his lover, making the city of Venice a central character in their story. The novel is rich in symbolic imagery and poetic language, reflecting the author's fascination with beauty, decadence, and the complexities of the human soul.

The 6771st greatest book of all time


Published
1900
Nationality
Italian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Italian

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