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To ask other readers questions about Bread and Wineplease sign up. Feb 15, Tom DeMarco rated it really liked it. Through the story of the once-exiled Pietro Spina, Italy comes alive with priests and peasants, students and revolutionaries, all on the brink of war.

He finds that dogmatism on the left and in the church are close cousins but that both have something vono offer. Spina’s life is much like that of the author: Published June 7th by Signet first published I liked the Robbing Pietro to Pay Paulo first names he chose for his main character.

But yesterday, I read the last chapters and found it all came together in ee well thought out way. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Thsi background in mind makes the book very interesting.

He is hiding from the government, which is intolerant of his ideas. Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references Books with missing cover All stub articles. It silobe finished while the author was in paje from Benito Mussolini ‘s Italy. Preview — Bread and Wine by Ignazio Silone. At first blush Bread and Wine seems to be a thoughtfully approving portrait of a young revolutionary, Pietro Spina, in Mussolini’s Italy.

Bread and Wine

I was working in the yard when our friend Gail stopped to invite us to dinner. You do not need to share the political view of the heroes to enjoy the book. This book is sillone philosophical This book remi ds me of ‘the garden of the finzi continis’.

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We learn quickly about the failures of the Fascisti, but Spina also breaks with the Communists, who want him to idolize Stalin’s Russia and threaten to banish him from the Party when he is more interested in his own people than in the Russians, who at the time were undergoing the Purges in Moscow.

As he had studied in a Catholic school and had thought of joining the priesthood, this role has some resonance for him, but it’s also uncomfortable because he has rejected religion. A sing A socialist on the run in fascist Italy. Not even the mountains are a good refuge. Ignazii one would expect, many of the peasants thought that Spina was a real priest: Con le loro varianti: The ending was a shocker!

The title captures its running equation of religion and politics. Read it in the book.

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The villagers view the new priest in thier midst as a saint and push, nag him, blackmail him to give blessings, hear confessions and perform the role as priest which he finds fulfills a need. Did he achieve in his aim of organizing a revolution? Three and a half stars really for this novel. For the Eucharist, see Eucharist. Westport, Connecticut, United States. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods.

As such it offers interesting insights in how people lived an thought.


Bread and Wine by Ignazio Silone

vini Bread and Wine is an anti-fascist and anti-Stalinist novel written by Ignazio Silone. May 20, Jane rated it really liked it Shelves: Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Feb 15, Dhanaraj Rajan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? Ci sono donne, capaci di amare — magari con imprudenza — e di sacrificarsi, attente all’uomo e non ai iynazio ragionamenti.

Apr 03, Bap rated it it was amazing Shelves: Subject to credit approval.

The first edition of Bread and Wine vin written in Retrieved from ” https: Both novels concentrate on the Italian rural poor, who are suffering under Mussolini’s dictatorship and who dearly wish they could emigrate to America or Argentina. After the war, Silone completely revised the text, publishing a significantly different version in Italy inreversing the title: But he is rebuffed by the attitude of peasants that borders on resignation to hard life and sufferings.

Highly recommended and just as current today as when it was written–one man against tyranny.

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Lists with This Book. Highly recommended and just as cu In Fascist Italy, a Socialist man recently returned from exile, in order to evade the law, is disguised as a priest–as an ecclesiastic he will have immunity from persecution– and lives among the peasants of the Abruzzi. A classic Italian story from WW2. He was both a Socialist and a Christian.