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The Castrati. Certainly not women, not quite men. Neither adults nor children.A group of "half males adored by both the common people and the nobility," as they are described in this bittersweet, decadent, optimistic novel.
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Dominique Fernandez was born in 1929. Porporino, published in 1974, was his unequivocal literary coming out. In 1982, he was awarded the highest literary distinction in France, the Goncourt Prize, for his Dans la main de l'ange ( In the Angel's Hand, a novel about his friend Pier Paolo Pasolini).Language Notes:
Text: English, French (translation)
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Book Description Morrow, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: New. First Printing. Seller Inventory # DADAX0688030580
Book Description Morrow, 1976. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0688030580