The Combover (2020)

The Combover Adrián N. Bravi The Combover A fierce formidable writer The Combover is a small masterpiece Alberto Manguel Arduino Gherarducci is the latest in the family line of bald men with ornate combovers Some combed their hair from one s
  • Title: The Combover
  • Author: Adrián N. Bravi
  • ISBN: 9781911420712
  • Page: 419
  • Format: ebook
The Combover Adrián N. Bravi A fierce, formidable writer The Combover is a small masterpiece Alberto Manguel Arduino Gherarducci is the latest in the family line of bald men with ornate combovers Some combed their hair from one side of the head to the other, some weaved the remnants of their hair together in the middle, but Arduino favors the imperial style of Julius Caesar forwards, with a fri A fierce, formidable writer The Combover is a small masterpiece Alberto ManguelArduino Gherarducci is the latest in the family line of bald men with ornate combovers Some combed their hair from one side of the head to the other, some weaved the remnants of their hair together in the middle, but Arduino favors the imperial style of Julius Caesar forwards, with a fringe.Although fiercely proud of his combover, it has some serious drawbacks A sudden gust of wind, or a malevolent prankster, could ruin it at any moment When the worst happens, Arduino decides to abandon his comfortable university life, as a professor of bibliographic data exchange formats, and he heads toward freedom Lapland But he only makes it as far as a mountaintop in Le Marche, where he sets himself up as a hermit and his life takes an unexpected turn A hilariously dark tale, The Combover confirms Bravi s unique and privileged status among Italian contemporary writers.Adri n N Bravi was born in San Fernando, Buenos Aires, and lives in Italy He works as both a librarian and writer, and he has published a number of successful novels in both Spanish and Italian He also contributes to various literary magazines and has co hosted Fahrenheit, a popular Italian radio show With the skill of a spider, Bravi weaves stories that appear translucent readers fall into them like flies, finding that there is a fierce, formidable writer at their center The Combover is a small masterpiece Alberto Manguel Bravi s book is quizzical in the best sense of the word its intrigue as a novel lies in its un decidability it is both light and grim Its sheer neuroticism and darkness are sometimes masked by its humour, but if they are behind trees on your first read, they will surely trail you out of it, loop back, snarl, and stalk you brazenly in the second Num ro Cinq
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  1. Aaron (Typographical Era)

    Arduino Gherarducci, university professor of bibliographic data exchange formats formats developed to help reduce duplication of effort when transferring bibliographic information between libraries believes that every man in the world has a bald patch hidden within him That s quite easy to proclaim when you descend from a family with a long and storied tradition of male patterned baldness, one that chooses the combover as the only respectable way to combat the flaw, and views anyone who chooses [...]

  2. David Jones

    Bravi seduces the reader into a madcap adventure exploring legacy and vanity The Combover is beyond addictive, with a like able and overly flawed hero launching a desperate escape from the voice of modern and sensible fashion Bravo for Bravi

  3. M

    The Combover deals with a bald spot Our hero goes to great lengths to cover the spot without resorting to a toupee This is a family tradition After an agonizing expose in a classroom he s a professor in Italy he decides to run away to Lapland He gets on the wrong bus and ends up trying to be a hermit in the hills of Italy I was briefly reminded of a Monty Python sketch about hermits organizing themselves into bridge clubs, but this takes a different track, though one also lacking the longed for [...]

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