The book would be amazing, if 100 pages in the middle were simply cut off. One of the most heartbreaking and powerful books I've read in ages. I am almost finished. una storia che ti coinvolge emozionalmente e lascia amaro in bocca, Reviewed in the United States on May 15, 2013. é una storia ben scritta e pensata, non prevedibile, ma anzi che sconvolge nonostante molti riferimenti siano fatti storici documentati. A deep, strong and realistical analysis of the war and siege of Sarajevo and the damage it did to its inhabitants. The book takes place in both Italy and Sarajevo during the war and afterwards.It is fiction, bu. I almost left it there. Venuto al mondo Margaret Mazzantini Limited preview - 2010. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Something went wrong. Voglio dire che amo lo stile di questa scrittrice e il modo in cui sonda l’animo umano, per cui per quanto riguarda stile e classe, niente da eccepire. Gemma è una cinquantenne romana che, all'inizio del romanzo, riceve una telefonata da Sarajevo. Hence I had to give it up by Chapter 2 as it became boring then. A pity that the quest of motherhood of Gemma takes the middle of the book. Venuto al Mondo, Margaret Mazzantini Era una creatura leggermente scollata dalle cose, come se tra lei e il resto intorno ci fosse sempre un piccolo vuoto da attraversare, da violentare. E' un racconto molto intenso, forte e sincero, con un finale non scontato. chiarascura Margaret Mazzantini è una narratrice ormai nota non solo in Italia, ma in tutto il mondo. With Penélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch, Adnan Haskovic, Saadet Aksoy. Reading about the devastation and siege of Sarajevo, that wonderful and unique town, back in 1990s tortured me throughout the book, yet I kept reading and I couldn't stop. "Venuto al mondo" di Margaret Mazzantini. Scritto in maniera magistrale, si intrecciano amore e amicizia sullo sfondo di una guerra assurda e feroce come le peggiori. The plot is very well developed and has some unexpected twists that left me almost wanting to reread the whole book to have an even better understanding of the characters. Ha delle pagine che davvero meritano di essere lette.Tuttavia alcune parti sono un po' troppo "lente", perciò non ho assegnato punteggio pieno: in particolare a me non piace quando per descrivere tormenti e dolore l'autrice vi si sofferma in modo ripetitivo, sebbene ciò renda bene l'idea di ciò che è nella vita reale. What an amazing writer! Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. It crawled under my skin, penetrated my mind; I breathed it, lived it, dreamt it. Margaret Mazzantini is an Italian writer and actress. 8.6K likes. It is set in both Italy and Sarajevo (during the war) and involves a young couple who discover that they cannot have children due to the woman's infertility. Venuto al mondo é il secondo libro della Mazzantini che leggo. Venuto al mondo è un romanzo di Margaret Mazzantini, pubblicato nel 2008 e vincitore del Premio Campiello 2009. Non c’è traccia di vita. Evidenzieremo il riassunto del libro “Venuto al mondo”, l’analisi dei personaggi, i luoghi d’ambientazione, la collocazione temporale, lo stile di scrittura ed il narratore. It is the story of an Italian woman and her Serajevan husband who are unable to conceive due to infertility. Un documentario di quanto l'uomo sia lupo, e di come il frutto delle nefandezze umane possa gettare comunque un ponte di speranza per il futuro. The characters are realistic and well-developed, love stories are beautiful without being melodramatic and the town of Sarajevo is the real hero of the book - it managed to heal, forgive if not forget and it stands as a symbol of all the other towns and people that were destroyed or fatally wounded in that tragic and absurd war. This is one of those books that grab you and never let you go! The narrator is too pathetic, I could barely stand her. I just didn't care. This is. It lost interest to me. A deep, strong and realistical analysis of the war and siege of Sarajevo and the damage it did to its inhabitants. But I could tell the author was very good with the craft of writing but I need a little more oomph to continue. It is also an Advance Uncorrected Proof; so there were a few spellings and punctuation problems but nothing major. Venir au monde (Venuto al mondo, 2008), qui remporte le prix Campiello, est un autre succès. Le doti di narratrice della Mazzantini sono fuori discussione ma essendo rimasta perplessa da un suo precedente romanzo (Manola) non avevo altissime aspettative su Venuto al Mondo...e invece! It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The book would be amazing, if 100 pages in the middle were simply cut off. November 25th 2008 Mazzantini began her acting career in 1980 starring in the cult horror classic Antropophagus, she has also appeared in television and theatre. http://m.imdb.com/name/nm2480990/ Fontana di Sarajevo by Eduardo Cruz (Twice Born) Venuto al mondo (Volver a Nacer) Directed by Sergio Castellitto. If anyone has ever thought a war might be justified, they will change their opinion after reading this book. Venuto al mondo di Margaret Mazzantini Sono la 123° a dire la mia su questo libro, che ha letteralmente spopolato e la cosa mi mette un po’ a disagio, ma ci tengo a farlo. E in Venuto al mondo Mazzantini parla proprio di maternità e di storia. The writing is quite superb - matter-of-fact and poetic in its descriptions by turn - sometimes too poetic, but I think that's to do with the translation. Un inno tenero e violento, implacabile e stravolto, al desiderio di maternità, in cui sembra annidarsi, germinalmente, il sentimento di una più grande speranza. E' presente anche la trama di Venuto al mondo. di. Ad attenderla all'aeroporto, Gojko, poeta bosniaco, amico fratello, amore mancato, che ai tempi festosi delle Olimpiadi inverna. Goodreads Members Suggest: 32 ‘Vacation’ Reads. Wow! Welcome back. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published But I could tell the author was very good with the craft of writing but I need a little more oomph to continue. Il tema dell'infertilità é a me molto caro, quindi l'ho letto con molto trasporto, capendo e condividendo tanti degli aspetti descritti e vissuti dalla protagonista. Venuto al mondo è un film del 2012 diretto da Sergio Castellitto, adattamento cinematografico dell'omonimo romanzo di Margaret Mazzantini. I won this through a goodreads giveaway. This is one of those books that grab you and never let you go! I must have stumbled upon a list of "If you like Ferrante..." This book shares a few things with Ferrante (Italy, themes of identity and motherhood), but it's more complex and I find myself preferring Mazzantini to Ferrante (never thought she could be outdone, but...) It's one of those books with many lives - you think will be about one thing, then you. Gemma certamente non é una donna "straordinaria", coraggiosa ed impavida anzi all'inizio si ha l'impressione sia una borghesuccia banale e senza passioni ma quando inizia a raccontarci della "sua Sarajevo" e di tutto ció che ha apportato alla sua vita si inizia a vedere la sua figura in un modo diverso. It is based on the novel Venuto al mondo by Margaret Mazzantini which won the Premio Campiello literary prize in 2009. La storia tra i due personaggi principali mi ha appassionato e commosso. The modern story of Gemma's troubled relationship with her teenage son Pietro is well told and engaging through the return to Sarajevo sixteen. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I read 58 pages and not interested to continue. Twice Born (Italian: Venuto al mondo) is a 2012 film directed by Sergio Castellitto. Glad I didn't as the last third is extremely powerful. Refresh and try again. Da non perdere! Una pagina insostituibile della letteratura contemporanea. And it is the paperback version. I started to read and liked the beginning but by Chapter two I could not continue. This new information, answering the questions in the reader's mind since much earlier in the book, opens up a new conflict. Il tema dell'infertilità é a me molto caro, quindi l'ho letto con molto trasporto, capendo e condividendo tanti degli aspetti descritti e vissuti dalla protagonista. But not a love story by any conventional definition of the term. I just told the plot of this novel out loud to my husband. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. But the start of the siege of Sarajevo - normality falling apart - is incredibly well told. This is a story that uncovers what it is like to love another person, what it is like to live through the violence and tragedy of war, what it means to be a human being. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Please try your request again later. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Destinazione Sarajevo, città-confine tra Occidente e Oriente, ferita da un passato ancora vicino. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Ad attenderla all'aeroporto, Gojko, poeta bosniaco, amico fratello, amore mancato, che ai tempi festosi delle Olimpiadi invernali del 1984 traghettò Gemma verso l'amore della sua vita, Diego. would be more interesting if they were simpler and faster, as it steals all the momentum of the plot and diverts. Curiosità: Venuto al mondo – Margaret Mazzantini. Hence I had to give it up by Chapter 2 as it became bor. Glad I didn't as the last third is extremely powerful. Venuto al mondo book. I must have stumbled upon a list of "If you like Ferrante..." This book shares a few things with Ferrante (Italy, themes of identity and motherhood), but it's more complex and I find myself preferring Mazzantini to Ferrante (never thought she could be outdone, but...) It's one of those books with many lives - you think will be about one thing, then you discover it's actually about something entirely different and then it concludes even further from where you thought it was going. I feel enriched but also even more confused about war and specifically the Balkan conflict, which is chronicled to some extent in the book. The story of the past - her relationship with the photographer Diego, their efforts to have a child, and the dramatic time in Sarajevo are riveting - although the efforts to secure a child were sometimes a little drawn out for my liking. Venuto al mondo é il secondo libro della Mazzantini che leggo. Ma è una questione molto personale. This was an incredible book! It's been a week since I finished this book, and I can still clearly recall the devastation of Sarajevo and the personalities of the characters. This book is a heartbeat, a rhythmic thumping in the ear. La voglia, la paura, tutte le sfumature possibili del rapporto seminale dell'umanità, tra una madre è un figlio. Venuto al mondo: romanzo Margaret Mazzantini Snippet view - 2008. Anyone who can read Italian should read it, though I'm sure it will be translated and eventually the movie... Ouf. Mrs. Mazzantini elaborates too much on little unnecessary details that in my opinion distract the reader's attention from the incomplete characters she has created. The story of a marriage, of a war, of love. Le sirene degli allarmi sono voci dimenticate da un’allerta che non pare servire più a … Il tema dell'infertilità é a me molto caro, quindi l'ho letto con molto trasporto, capendo e condividendo tanti degli aspetti descritti e vissuti dalla protagonista. La storia di una vita, una storia che rimarrà con me tutta la vita. I read the preview somewhere and liked the concept of the story. I had to keep reminding myself that this was not a memoir, because although translated from Italian and told in a beautiful, although sometimes overly poetical tone it is still very believable. Una mattina Gemma lascia a terra la sua vita ordinaria e sale su un aereo, trascinandosi dietro un figlio di oggi, Pietro, un ragazzo di sedici anni. Sconto 5% e Spedizione gratuita per ordini superiori a 25 euro. If this was an American story, it would only center around Gemma and Diego's relationship. Venuto al mondo è un romanzo di Margaret Mazzantini, pubblicato nel 2008 e vincitore del Premio Campiello 2009 Con Non ti muovere (Mondadori 2002) ha vinto il premio Strega.Nel 2008 la Mazzantini è ritornata nelle librerie con il romanzo Venuto al mondo. Racconta amore libertà e animo umano nella cornice dei drammi della guerra di Sarajevo. La storia tra i due personaggi principali mi ha appassionato e commosso. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. La storia tra i due personaggi principali mi ha appassionato e commosso. Gemma and Diego are a mismatched Italian couple who meet in Sarajevo and are drawn back to that city even as the siege is beginning. And he listened. Since it is a European story, it goes deeper and explores the boundaries and definitions of love, relationships, sex, and motherhood. Venuto al mondo è un romanzo di Margaret Mazzantini del 2008 e vincitore del premio Campiello, l’anno successivo.. Nel 2012 è stata realizzata la trasposizione cinematografica diretta da Sergio Castellito. The beautiful writing was poetic and grim. I was just so impressed by this author's writing! It is the story of an Italian woman and her Serajevan husband who are unable to conceive due to infertility. Ancora una volta Margaret Mazzantini e' stata in grado di catapultarmi in un mondo senza farmi respirare. In occasione dell'uscita del film Venuto al mondo, una nuova edizione digitale che, al testo del romanzo, affianca la sceneggiatura di Margaret Mazzantini e Sergio Castellitto e alcune suggestive immagini fotografiche tratte dal backstage delle riprese. Probably one of the best books I have ever read. I've tried to look for it, and apparently doesn't exist in english (but it's available in french, dutch, romanian, russian, greek...). Destinazione Sarajevo, città-confine tra Occidente e Oriente, ferita da un passato ancora vicino. I almost left it there. She became a film, television and stage actor, but is best known as a writer. Venuto al mondo Recensione completa del libro "Venuto al mondo" della scrittrice Margaret Mazzantini. As a successful writer her novels include Non ti muovere (Don't Move) which was adapted into a film of the same name and is directed by her husband Sergio Castellitto and stars Penélope Cruz. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Venuto al mondo è un romanzo di Margaret Mazzantini, pubblicato nel 2008 e vincitore del Premio Campiello 2009. “The weirdest love stories are always the best”, “- Ще ми липсваш цял живот.”, http://www.librimondadori.it/libri/venuto-al-mondo-margaret-mazzantini#9788804573708, Premio Alassio Centolibri - Un autore per l'Europa (2009). This is a book full of love, passion, family, and it really worked for me. An excellent account of the siege of Sarajevo and the emotional upheaval experienced by all who lived through that time. ... Margaret Mazzantini … Start by marking “Venuto al mondo” as Want to Read: Error rating book. I won it from Goodreads, and was so glad that I did because this book is just so sophisticated and beautifully written. The writing is quite superb - matter-of-fact and poetic in its descriptions by turn - sometimes too poetic, but I think that's to do with the translation. A pity that the quest of motherhood of Gemma takes the middle of the book. Il buio diventa l’apocalisse. It is not until the end of the 400 pages that the reader learns the truth about what happened on Mount Trebevic that night early on in the siege. Non c’erano ponti per lei, c’era un fiume che scorreva, e lei cercava un appoggio nell’acqua, una pietra affiorante, qualcosa. The plot is very well developed and has some unexpected twists that left me almost wanting to reread the whole book to have an even better understanding of the characters. I bought this book about three years ago, after finishing Elena Ferrante's My Beautiful Friend and the three remaining books in the series. I started to read and liked the beginning but by Chapter two I could not continue. Il libro è incentrato sulla guerra in Bosnia-Erzegovina a inizi anni Novanta, e sul tema della maternità cercata e voluta ad ogni costo. L'odio sprigionato dall'ultimo conflitto balcanico, le tremende asperità della guerra segnano indelebilmente tutti i personaggi rendendo flebile il confine tra egoismo e altruismo, non ci sono buoni e cattivi ma persone che si adattano alla situazuone e che alla fine cercano di andare avanti. would be more interesting if they were simpler and faster, as it steals all the momentum of the plot and diverts the attention of the main theme. The book takes you on their journey through flashbacks detailing their life together, as well as the woman's personal journey years after the war. To see what your friends thought of this book, Correct. It is already, one of the books that I am both anxious and reluctant to continue reading. Il film ha per protagonisti Penélope Cruz e Emile Hirsch . I bought this book about three years ago, after finishing Elena Ferrante's My Beautiful Friend and the three remaining books in the series. It is a book that does not read but rather feels. She became a film, television and stage actor, but is best known as a writer. I got and read the flaps and liked it. Acquistalo su libreriauniversitaria.it! Come aderente alla realtà sono i protagonisti. Glad I finally made it through this, as I was struggling at times but it was worth it in the end.