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 631st greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)
  2. - Världsbiblioteket (The World Library) (Tidningen Boken)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
History Leather Bound 5103984 $6.95 1977
History: A Novel Kindle Edition 189588 2015
History: A Novel Mass Market Paperback 6819644 $88.98
La historia/ The History (Spanish Edition) Paperback 8245788 $199.00 2009
HISTORY: A NOVEL (Aventura) Paperback 841750 $168.23 $20.00 1984
By Elsa Morante - History: A Novel (2nd) (10.1.2000) Paperback 2604202 $42.93 $30.64 2000
History: A Novel Paperback 115106 $13.77 $1.90
History; a Novel Hardcover 8212655 $16.30
HISTORY: A NOVEL Hardcover 255072 $212.81 $7.42 1977
History Hardcover 9260506 $14.99