As advertised on Friday, today we have another new, B1 (intermediate) -level ‘easy Italian reader’ ebook.
Italo Svevo’s self-published 1923 novel takes the form of memoirs written by his protagonist, Zeno, a sick young man who is undergoing the new therapy of psychoanalysis and writing down his thoughts – on the instructions of his doctor, who later betrays him – as part of that process.
Follow poor Zeno as he explores his addictive personality, acquires a wife and later a lover, grieves for his dead father, fails at business, and eventually, many years later comes to the realisation that…
Check out the free sample chapter (.pdf) to get an idea of the level, length and format of this ebook, and so decide whether it will be suitable for your current level in Italian.
Then hurry to buy La coscienza di Zeno, while we have the special launch offer price of just £5.99 (from Monday next week it’ll cost £7.99.)
Or, why not select something more appropriate from our Catalog page? You’ll find all of our ebooks for learning Italian (and other languages), listed by type and level, from the lowest level to the highest.
New Mini-Book Club: La coscienza di Zeno
There, club members can share thoughts and discuss the story as they read it – either the original version, which is available free online, or our ‘easy reader’ version.
Participating in the ‘Mini-Book Club’ is completely free – as the original text is available online, there’s no need to buy anything unless you want to.
N.b. To join the discussion, you’ll be asked to give your email address. This is simply an anti-spam measure. Your email address won’t be published or used for any other purpose.
Click here to visit the new ‘Mini-Book Club’ page.
And here’s the customary reminder to read and listen to Saturday’s bulletin of ‘easy’ Italian news, which is also free.
If you subscribe, for free, we’ll even email you each thrice-weekly bulletin. That way you won’t need to remember to visit the website!