Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.
I Giorni Dell'abbandono (original 2002; edition 2002)
References to this work on external resources.
Wikipedia in English
No descriptions found.
Once an aspiring writer, Olga traded literary ambition for marriage and motherhood; when Mario dumps her after 15 years, she is utterly unprepared. Though she tells herself that she is a competent woman, nothing like the poverella (poor abandoned wife) that mothers whispered about in her childhood, Olga falls completely apart. Routine chores overwhelm her; she neglects her appearance and forgets her manners; she throws herself at the older musician downstairs; she sees the poverella's ghost. After months of self-pity, anger, doubt, fury, desperation and near madness, her acknowledgments of weaknesses in the marriage feel as earned as they are unsurprising.
(summary from another edition)
Is this you?
Become a LibraryThing Author.