Corleone

Corleone

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"[...]stayed out of balance, the delicate feminine element had come to the surface in one of the Saracinesca men. It was too fine to be womanish, too high to be effeminate, as it showed itself in Ippolito, the priest-musician. But it was unmistakably something which was neither in the old Prince, nor in Giovanni, nor in any of the other three brothers, and it made between him and his mother a bond especially their own, which the rest acknowledged without understanding, and respected without feeling that Ippolito was preferred before them. For it was not a preference, but a stronger mutual attraction, in which there was no implied unfairness to the rest. It is one of the hardest things in the world to explain, and yet almost everyone understands it, for it has nothing to do with language, and everything to do with feeling. We human beings need language most to[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 390 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 18.54mm | 548.84g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507671725
  • 9781507671726

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