Ernesto

Author(s): Umberto Saba

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Ernesto is sixteen years old and ready for life to begin. His curiosity leads him into an affair with an older man – the first step on his journey to adulthood... Full of tenderness, humour and warmth, Ernesto is a beautifully rendered coming-of-age story set in fin de siècle Trieste.


Written in 1953, but not published until 1975, Ernesto is the great Italian author Umberto Saba's secret novel.

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Umberto Saba (1909-1957) was an Italian novelist and poet. Raised by his Jewish mother in the ghetto of Trieste, he became best-known for his great confessional poems collected in Canzoniere, 'a sort of Odyssey of man in our times'.

General Fields

  • : 9781786690685
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : September 2017
  • : 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm X 2.60 cmmm
  • : October 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Umberto Saba
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 853.912
  • : 320