by Malaparte, Curzio, 1898-1957.

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Curzio Malaparte was a disaffected supporter of Mussolini with a taste for danger and high living. Sent by an Italian paper during World War II to cover the fighting on the Eastern Front, Malaparte secretly wrote this terrifying report from the abyss, which became an international bestseller when it was published after the war. Telling of the siege of Leningrad, of glittering dinner parties with Nazi leaders, and of trains disgorging bodies in war-devastated Romania, Malaparte paints a picture of humanity at its most depraved.

Kaputt is an insider's dispatch from the world of the enemy that is as hypnotically fascinating as it is disturbing.
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Series New York Review Books classics.
Subjects Malaparte, Curzio, -- 1898-1957.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Italian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe, Eastern.
War correspondents -- Italy -- Biography.
Publisher New York : [Berkeley, Calif.] :New York Review Books ;2005
Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West,
Other Titles Kaputt.
Language English
Translation from Italian.
Description 437 pages ; 21 cm.
ISBN 1590171470 (alk. paper)
9781590171479 (alk. paper)
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