ISBN-10: 1681370824

ISBN-13: 9781681370828

A coming of age tale that could be a vintage of homosexual literature, now in English for the 1st time 

An NYRB Classics Original

Ernesto is a vintage of homosexual literature, a young and complicated story of sexual awakening by means of one in every of Italy’s such a lot sought after poets. Ernesto is a sixteen-year-old boy from an informed relatives who lives along with his mom in Trieste. His mom is raring for him to get forward and has requested an area businessman to offer him a few place of work event in his warehouse. in the future a workingman makes advances to Ernesto, who responds with keen interest. A month of trysts ensues ahead of the boy starts to tire of the connection, ultimately escaping it altogether via engineering his personal dismissal. And but his event has replaced him, and as Umberto Saba’s unfinished, autobiographical tale breaks off, Ernesto has struck up a brand new, oddly romantic attachment to a boy his personal age.

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