The Conformist

The Conformist

Paperback, 323 pages

Published November 1st 1999 by Steerforth


Secrecy and Silence are second nature to Marcello Clerici, the hero of

, a book which made Alberto Moravia one of the world's most read postwar writers. Clerici is a man with everything under control - a wife who loves him, colleagues who respect him, the hidden power that comes with his......more


About the author(Alberto Moravia)

Alberto Moravia, born Alberto Pincherle, was one of the leading Italian novelists of the twentieth century whose novels explore matters of modern sexuality, social alienation, and existentialism. He was also a journalist, playwright, essayist and film critic.

Moravia was an atheist, his ......more

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