Camino de Los Ángeles by John Fante, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A los dieciocho años, Arturo Bandini vive con su madre y su hermana, dos beatas, en San Pedro, el puerto de Los Ángeles. Trabaja en empleos duros y mal. Read Camino de Los Angeles book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified by John Fante (Author). Be the first to review.

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I felt like squealing, making queer noises, new noises, in my throat. As opposed to the other two Fante books I read, I also camion some more problems connecting with this one.

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Near the end of the book things happen fast. Sono pensieri e debolezze che prima o poi chiunque ha avuto per la testa. Va’ al parco a leggere il maestro all’ombra degli eucalipti. Cooped up in a coldwater flat with his mother and sister, struggling to survive, the most Italian of all out of control Italian youths who needed the support, tolerance and patience of a large, doting Mediterranean community to flourish.

It’s a crazy book, and a bit wild – not bad reading, but though I haven’t read Fante’s other books I am willing to bet most of them are better. In no uncertain terms I give you my love and blessing, and I swear to my sincerity, when I say in no uncertain terms that I not only forgive you for what has ruefully transpired this night, but for all other nights.

Though yes, it is the very same character and the character in no way contradicts the other ve The Road to Los Angeles is the second part in the Bandini Quartet, but was actually the very first book Fante has written predating Wait Until Spring, Bandini by 2 years. I am surely going to embark on the other member of the Bandini series, Dreams from Bunker Hill. Answer me, you thief!


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I inform you of this in no uncertain terms. Books by John Fante. Aye, it is, it is. Arturo is one of johm great characters literature has ever seen. I ate breakfast, put a book under my arm, pencils in my pocket, and started out.

He is a talented story teller, and could connect with the readers with his emotionally raw writing. Why do you go up this street and not that?

And I also enjoyed, “Wait until Spring, Bandini” very much as well. But it wasn’t to be. You look at naked women in clothes closets.

Next up will be Arturo 3, “Ask the Lis the most famous – by far – of the quartet. Perhaps it was fresher in the thirties, and it is interesting to note that disaffected teenagers in thirties acted almost, if not more insufferably than they do now.

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The psychological depth is superb. Bene, non sono un vigliacco. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I have no idea what I’m supposed to take away from this book.

Every morning I got up feeling like that. It was like walking naked through a valley of beautiful girls on all sides. Selv om hovedpersonen irriterer ved sin arroganse, skriver Fante friskt, troverdig og engasjerende. It focuses on the family dynamic between Bandini, his parents, and two younger brothers. Return to Book Page.

Camino de Los Ángeles

Answer me, you thief! The United States Of America.

I can’t tell if it was because Arturo is such a hatable anti-hero, or if was the writing itself that bothered me. It never mattered, with a book under my arm, looking for a camlno. The recklessness of youth drives him to take chances like a cocky bastard, but he has the writing ability to pull it off every time.


His only redeeming quality is that he is probably suffering from schizophrenia or a similar disorder, and therefore not entirely accountable fo Regarding the quality of the writing, Road to Los Angeles reads abgeles and rings true-it’s straightforward, intimate, and jarring.

Alcune parti sono memorabili, tuttavia a mio parere non riesce a decollare. Fante’s early years were spent in relative poverty. May I say in conclusion that I have much to thank you for, O woman who breathed the breath of life into my brain of destiny?

Spesso si tratta di visioni iperboliche, di irrealizzabili fughe di fantasia, veri e propri film a occhi aperti come quelli che tanto gli piacciono. Which is to say, tonight I depart for the metropolis to the east — our own Los Angeles, the city of angels. Why go east – why not go west? Fante’s quartet as well.

I inform you of this in no uncertain terms. Fante is a great writer, I can drink in his work for the m I have to admit it was somewhat loa a struggle to get through this book. In ogni caso, spero in una ripresa nei prossimi capitoli della storia di Arturo Bandini. Now I’ve got to find a job, damn it to hell. I like it, I think, because it sounds like something a much younger me might’ve done or would’ve liked to have done.