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Giovannino Guareschi

When the war came he was arrested by the political police for, he says, howling in the streets all one night He had also been criticising Benito Mussolini’s government. I’ve read it before and I’ll read it again.

I have lost the match. The President is at the Quirinal Palace, surrounded by, instead of the presidential guard of honour the corazzieriby guaresxhi bottles of Nebbiolo wine, which Einaudi actually produced in his land in Dogliani. When the Communists were soundly defeated in the Italian elections, Guareschi did not guarecshi his pen down but criticized Democrazia Cristiana as well. Warrior of God rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Oct 01, Peter Pinkney rated it it was amazing.

I must ask for an extension. Tracy Longstaff rated it it was amazing Jan 21, The Christian Democrats offer him a job at the garage and a new guareschu of clothes if he would join them. Political satirewar novelshort story. The story takes place during a time where Communism was very big and created many problems. There are logically five books in this collection, covering the period from the early s to the mids, a period in which Italy steered itself from a broken-down post-war economy to a wild and swinging destination for fashionistas.


Ocean rated it it was amazing Dec 06, Why, oh, why is this wonderful story out of print? Both are hotheads who are inclined to solve guareschj with their fists and the occasional Tommy gun before turning to more camio measures.

Should there be some Barabbas among you who is not ready to give his all even to the last drop of his blood, I shall not indulge in Peppone’s histrionics with regard to the smashing of faces. This is a gem. Really nice quirky little stories of the rivalry between the local priest and the local communist mayor in camill small village in rural Italy. Don Camillo put the crucifix back in its socket and marched straight at him and Camlio moved to one side.

The Little World of Don Camillo by Giovannino Guareschi

And these stories focus on Don Camillo, the priest of a cqmilo town in the valley of the river Po, and Peppone, the leader of the local communist party. It is men who have need of God.

In a land of extreme heat tempers flare all too easily; suspicions are quickly engendered and creative revenge is casually plotted and executed. In he was charged with libel for publishing two facsimile wartime letter from a resistance leader and former Prime Minister asking the allies to bomb the outskirts of Rome so as to demoralise German collaborators, as a result of which he spent days in Parma’s jail.


There is the constant fear that one side will press the nuclear button and the whole world be reduced to wasteland. Creation of character Don Camillo ; La rabbia ; Anti-communist cartoons.

For that reason, when election time came around, even those who saw communism as the path to perdition voted unhesitatingly for Peppone.

Paperbackpages. But I do say that You did not prevent that dishonest referee from calling an unjust foul against my team. Because then the Dynamos would have done the beating up, and you would have been powerless to stop them. Goodreads helps guareschu keep track of books you want to read.

I really enjoy the way Don Camillo and Peppone are apparently enemies, total opposites yet really best friends, both working for the good of others. Peppone is an atheist who is guaresschi head of the local Communist party and, therefore, against Christianity. He is quite prepared to don a false beard and moustache and knock out a champion boxer – or even toss a bomb onto the roof of the People’s Palace, thus exploding a case of dynamite that had been hidden there, so saving the village from an even worse danger.

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Other books in the series.