Book List in Order:6 titles

  • Baron Paolo Castorini, a man of the lower nobility, is enslaved by an uncontrollable sex drive. His adventures, sometimes tragic and often grotesque, constitute a veritable descent into hell as Paolo’s prolonged and predatory encounters become an a...


  • Don Giovanni in Sicilia caricatures a stereotypical forty-year-old Sicilian bachelor who lives in a stifling society, is spoiled by his sisters, and is affected by a distorted sexual drive and obsession known as gallismo. Giovanni Percolla, our main ...


  • Having spent some time in Rome, Antonio - the handsomest young man in Catania - returns to his native town with the reputation of being a playboy and with a long list of amorous adventures behind him. To please his father, Antonio agrees to marry the...



  • An allegory of Italy under fascism. Four young men are bored in a Sicilian town. Then along comes a dynamic character returned (so he claims) from America, with a scheme to build a tower and give the town some new self-respect. 15 years later the tow...


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