History by Elsa Morante
History: A Novel is a novel by Italian author Elsa Morante, largely seen to be her most famous and controversial work. Published in 1974, it narrates the story of a woman, Ida Ramundo, and her two sons Antonio (called "Nino") and Giuseppe ("Useppe") in Rome, during and immediately after the Second World War.
The 359th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)
- - Världsbiblioteket (The World Library) (Tidningen Boken)