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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Answer me, you thief! Greatly translated into german by Alex Capus Thanks for telling us about the problem.

You’ll never find a job! He was proclaimed by Time Out magazine as one of America’s “criminally neglected writers.

camino de los angeles – John Fante

It’s a crazy book, and a bit wild – not bad reading, but though I haven’t read Fant Frustratingly accurate portrayal of adolescence with all its pitfalls and prating. Like the Los Angeles Telephone Directory. Sono pensieri e debolezze che prima o poi chiunque ha avuto per la testa.

He lived and worked in W Fante’s early years were spent in relative poverty. It’s no “Ask the Dust” that is for sure. 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.

Who’ll give you a job, you swine – who? I can’t tell if fanye was because Arturo is such a hatable anti-hero, or if was the writing itself that bothered me. Paperbackpages. Ce vi se pare absurd? Boy, this was a difficult one to like. Like Bukowski, Fante has a knack for telling a story in a funny way. It never mattered, with a book under my arm, looking for a job.


Ele quis saber que tipo de livro. A blinding magnesium flare, an elemental torchsong to precocious youth that, for all its down-and-dirty honesty and frustrated libido, manages to retain a charm and innocence that the instant gratification of cyber space has forever appropriated. It has that same blend of humor and bleakness. Alienado pelas obras de grandes escritores, tem o sonho de ser escritor: I am penniless but I urge you in no uncertain terms to cease your cerebral anxiety about my destiny, for truly it lies in the palm of the immortal gods.

Fante really captures the essence of the grimy, foggy, streets of Los Angles and the blue collar lifestyle. Ce frumos zice el: I suppose I’ll find out if they moved from Rocklin Boulder as Fanhe get further into the story. Suitcase in fanye, I walked down to the depot. I like it, I think, because it sounds like something a much younger me might’ve done or would’ve liked to have done. There are the roads we choose and there are the roads we walk and there are the walks of life… Oh Spengler!

Many of the other reviewers on goodreads have said that they at least enjoyed the angepes with the crabs, but my favorite chapter was 18, when he followed camibo woman in the purple dress.


Camino de Los Ángeles – John Fante – Google Books

Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek. It’s called Banning Park. Get out there and look for what you’ll never find. Selv om hovedpersonen irriterer ved sin arroganse, skriver Fante friskt, troverdig og engasjerende.

Den norske oversettelsen flyter bra. Arbeidsforholdene ved fiskerifabrikken skildres med avskrekkende realisme.

Fantf worth reading in context with rest, and much better, of the Bandini saga. The callous vexations and perturbations of this night have subsequently resolved themselves to a state which precipitates me, Arturo Bandini, into a brobdingnagian and gargantuan decision.

John Fante: el escritor maldito que inspiró a Bukowski

I sat down and began to think about the new novel. 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. Arturo Bandini ama leggere e questo lo rende, a me, simpatico I inform you of this in no uncertain terms.

Return to Book Page. It was hard to remember such monotony. Though yes, it is the very same character and the character in no way contradicts the other versions of himself too much. I loved it all.