[Ebook] ↠ Ask the Dust (The Saga of Arthur Bandini, #3) Author John Fante – Anguillais.us

Ask the Dust (The Saga of Arthur Bandini, #3) Ask The Dust Is The Story Of Arturo Bandini, A Young Writer In 1930s Los Angeles Who Falls Hard For The Elusive, Mocking, Unstable Camilla Lopez, A Mexican Waitress Struggling To Survive, He Perseveres Until, At Last, His First Novel Is Published But The Bright Light Of Success Is Extinguished When Camilla Has A Nervous Breakdown And Disappears And Bandini Forever Rejects The Writer S Life He Fought So Hard To Attain.

[Ebook] ↠ Ask the Dust (The Saga of Arthur Bandini, #3)  Author John Fante – Anguillais.us
  • Paperback
  • 165 pages
  • Ask the Dust (The Saga of Arthur Bandini, #3)
  • John Fante
  • English
  • 08 February 2019
  • 0060822554

    10 thoughts on “[Ebook] ↠ Ask the Dust (The Saga of Arthur Bandini, #3) Author John Fante – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    I remember when I was fourteen, reading Catcher in the Rye I went downstairs and told my mom, it s the weirdest thing, this guy is, like, reading my mind She said, Matt, everyone thinks they re Holden Caulfield God, adults can be so stupid sometimes Obviously she didn t understand that this was something meaningful mystical, really that was happening to me Or, to quote another influential poet of my youth, parents just don t understand Flash forward another fourteen years, the la I remember when I was fourteen, reading Catcher in the Rye I went downstairs and told my mom, it s the weirdest thing, this guy is, like, reading my mind She said, Matt, everyone thinks they re Holden Caulfield God, adults can be so stupid sometimes Obviously she didn t understand that this was something meaningful mystical, really tha...


  2. says:

    John Fante was Bukowski s god, and either you adore him or you ve never heard of him Writing that s raw, swolen, true, and moving from a macro view of paragraph by paragraph, tectonic plates, words that are so organic, you never think about the words, they re tendons and muscles and joins that are by themselves ordinary yet Fante s voice is bold, heroic, cowardly, greedy, broken, blindingly joyful, I would follow him anywhere It s rare that I buy a copy of a book I ve already read, if I didn John Fante was Bukowski s god, and either you adore him or you ve never heard of him Writing that s raw, swolen, true, and moving from a macro view of paragraph by paragraph, tectonic plates, words that are so organic, you never think about the words, they re tendons and muscles and ...


  3. says:

    Here goes my 200th book report since joining Goodreads.And my introduction to the fiction of John Fante is Ask the Dust, his 1939 novel considered by some scholars and educators to be one of the best works of fiction set in the Great Depression and the best set in Los Angeles Superlatives like those could work against the book s vitality, which is palpable Fante s narrator destitute twenty year old boy Arturo Bandini struggling against hunger, wanting and creative resistance lacks the worldl Here goes my 200th book report since joining Goodreads.And my introduction to the fiction of John Fante is Ask the Dust, his 1939 novel considered by some scholars and educators to be one of the best works of fiction set in the Great Depression and the best set in Los Angeles Superlatives like those could work against the book s vitality, which is palpable Fante s narrator destitute twenty year old boy Arturo B...


  4. says:

    This book was beautifully depressing I read it because Charles Bukowski loved John Fante so much and I was not let down The story had a depressed swagger that was believable even though it was about a time mostly remembered for glamor.


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  6. says:

    I m giving it three but it really deserves 3.5 I started off tearing into this book with the momentum I tore through Bukowski, which isn t to say that I love Bukowski, I don t, but I tore through his works It s easy shit to tear through.So I read the overwhelmingly positive Bukowski introduction and I m off and running I have a strange fasination with early 20th century LA I couldn t say why I have lived in San Francisco the majority of my life ...


  7. says:

    And I answer, the sea is back there, back in the reservoir of memory The sea is a myth There never was a sea But there was a sea I tell you I was born on the seashore I bathed in the waters of the sea It gave me food and it gave me peace, and its fascinating distances fed my dreams No, Arturo, there never was a sea You dream and you wish, but you go on through the wasteland You will never see the sea again It was a myth you once believed But, I have to smile, for the salt of the sea i And I answer, the sea is back there, back in the reservoir of memory The sea is a myth There never was a sea But there was a sea I tell you I was born on the seashore I bathed in the waters of the sea It gave me food and it gave me peace, and its fascinating distances fed my dreams No, Arturo, there never was a sea You dream and you wish, but you go on through the wasteland You will never see the sea again It was a myth you once believed But, I have to smile, for the salt of the sea is in my blood, and there may be ten thousand roads over the land, but they shall never confuse me, for my heart s blood will ever return to its beautiful source.The glorious face of the greatest editor, J.C Hackmuth, a God of magazine publishers, gazes be...


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  9. says:

    I picked this up for a buck last week Fante s such an easy read that I should have been finished that night, but I can t even seem to feign an interest in fiction lately Well, maybe that s not entirely true Maybe brain is still convalescing from all the Texas, drugs, and alcohol that I consumed last weekend I m astonished that I m even capable of reading my e mails lately An example of Fante s ostensible solipsism War in Europe, a speech by Hitler, trouble in Poland, these were the topics I picked this up for a buck last week Fante s such an easy read that I should have been finished that night, but I can t even seem to feign an interest in fiction lately Well, maybe that s not entirely true Maybe brain is still convalescing from all the Texas, drugs, and alcohol that I consumed last weekend I m astonished that I m even capable of reading my e mails lately An example of Fante s ostensible solipsism War in Europe, a speech by Hitler, trouble in Poland, these were the topics of the day What piffle You warmongers, you old folks in the lobby of the Alta Loma Hotel, here is the news, here this little paper with all the fancy legal writing, my book To hell with that Hitler, this isimportant than Hitler, this is about my book It won t shake the world, it won t kill a soul, it won t fire a gun, ah, but you ll remember the book The story of Vera Rivken, a slice out of life Indeed, he makes such a charming argument World W...

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