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Il Fu Mattia Pascal

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Il Fu Mattia Pascal is a gripping tale of identity, fate, and the complexities of human existence. Luigi Pirandello skillfully weaves together themes of disillusionment, self-discovery, and the search for meaning in this captivating novel.

The protagonist, Mattia Pascal, finds himself in a surreal situation after a gambling win leads him to stage his own death and assume a new identity. As he navigates this new life, he grapples with the consequences of his actions and questions the very nature of who he is.

Pirandello's writing is both thought-provoking and humorous, as he delves into the absurdities of life and the masks we wear to fit in with society. The characters are vividly drawn, each with their own quirks and motivations, adding depth and complexity to the narrative.

Overall, Il Fu Mattia Pascal is a thought-provoking and beautifully written novel that delves into the nature of identity, the search for meaning, and the absurdities of the human condition. Pirandello's masterful storytelling and keen insights make this a must-read for fans of literary fiction.

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Il fu Mattia Pascal è un celebre romanzo di Luigi Pirandello che apparve dapprima a puntate sulla rivista "Nuova Antologia" nel 1904 e pubblicato, nello stesso anno, in volume. Fu il primo grande successo di Pirandello, scritto in un momento difficile della sua vita... (Wikipedia)

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