Naples "44 by Lewis, Norman.

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StatementNorman Lewis.
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Pagination206 p.
Number of Pages206
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The most popular of Lewis's twenty-seven books, Naples '44 is a landmark poetic study of the agony of wartime occupation and its ability to bring out the worst, and often the best, in human nature.

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Lewis is a young officer serving as a British intelligence agent. He lands in Italy with the Fifth Army, after much of the country has been taken back from the Axis Powers and Mussolini has surrendered and died.

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“Vivid, lucid, elegant, often funny,” Naples ’44 is the starkly human account of the true cost of war as seen through the eyes of a young, untested man who would never again look at his world the same way (The New York Times Book Review). An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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Directed by Francesco Patierno. With Benedict Cumberbatch, Adriano Giannini, Alan Arkin, Ernest Borgnine. A British Intelligence Officer in Naples at the end of World War II: Norman Lewis's acknowledged masterpiece about a war-torn city and its unforgettable humanity/10().

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Reading it whilst watching (and reading) the reports from Iraq it became even more resonant with meaning. Devastating, poignant, and occasionally humorous, Naples ’44 is a captivating read that brings to vivid life the struggles and resilience of one culture—as well as the punishing effects of war.

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Naples 44 is now a film, and Director Francesco Patierno joins Paul and Elizabeth along with producers Francesca Barra and Davide Azzolini to discuss how the film came to be and how faithful it is to the spirit and legacy of Norman Lewis’ great book.

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Lewis began writing in. Naples ’44 does manage to capture the pathos of Lewis’s book during the stretches where Patierno relies most heavily on archival footage.

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An atmospheric attempt to conjure war-torn Naples through a string of appropriate film clips and the writings of an especially eloquent writer, Francesco Patierno's Naples '44 .

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