Confessions of Zeno by Italo Svevo
Zeno's Conscience is a novel by Italian businessman and author Italo Svevo. The main character is Zeno Cosini and the book is the fictional character's memoirs that he keeps at the insistence of his psychiatrist. Throughout the novel, we learn about his father, his business, his wife, and his tobacco habit. The novel was self-published in 1923. English translation also published under the title Confessions of Zeno.
The 169th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 6th on Biblioteca (Argentina)
- - 64th on 100 Essential Books (Bravo! Magazine)
- - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)
- - Finest Works of Fiction (Martin Seymour-Smith and Editors)