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By: Edmondo De Amicis (1846-1908)

Cuore by Edmondo De Amicis (Italian) Cuore

ENGLISH: Heart (Italian: Cuore) was a children’s novel written by Italian author Edmondo De Amicis. It is set during the Italian unification, and includes several patriotic themes. It was issued by Treves on October 17, 1886, the first day of school in Italy, and rose to immediate success. The novel is written in a diary form as told by Enrico Bottini, a 10-year old primary school student in Italy with an upper class background who is surrounded by classmates of working class origin. The entire chronological setting corresponds to the third-grade season...

Ricordi di Parigi by Edmondo De Amicis (Italian) Ricordi di Parigi

Formatosi all’Accademia militare di Modena fu sempre forte in lui lo spirito patriottico, che seppe ben utilizzare come elemento di critica nella descrizione di altre città come Parigi.Affascinato da “quest’immensa rete dorata” seppe darne una descrizione accurata, dapprima cogli occhi storditi di un semplice turista poi con la consapevolezza quasi di un parigino. E’ minuzioso nel descrivere le sue bellezze ed altrettanto nel rilevarne le tentazioni alle quali è impossibile resistere...

Book cover (Italian) Ricordi di Londra
Book cover Cuore (Heart) An Italian Schoolboy's Journal
Book cover (Italian) Marocco
Book cover (Italian) Spagna
Book cover (Italian) Olanda
Book cover (Italian) Speranze e glorie; Le tre capitali: Torino, Firenze, Roma
Book cover Holland, v. 1 (of 2)

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