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Zeno's Conscience

(2001)
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Long hailed as a seminal work of modernism in the tradition of Joyce and Kafka, and now available in a supple new English translation, Italo Svevo's charming and splendidly idiosyncratic novel conducts readers deep into one hilariously hyperactive and endlessly self-deluding mind. The mind in question belongs to Zeno Cosini, a neurotic Italian businessman who is writing his confessions at the behest of his psychiatrist. Here are Zeno's interminable attempts to quit smoking, his courtship of the beautiful yet unresponsive Ada, his unexpected - and unexpectedly happy - marriage to Ada's homely sister Augusta, and his affair with a shrill-voiced aspiring singer. Relating these misadventures with wry wit and a perspicacity at once unblinking and compassionate, Zeno's Conscience is a miracle of psychological realism.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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December 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Zeno's Conscience (European Classics)
Author(s): Italo Svevo
ISBN: 0-8101-1288-4 / 978-0-8101-1288-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Northwestern University Press,U.S.
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November 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: Zeno's Conscience (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
Author(s): Italo Svevo
ISBN: 0-375-41330-8 / 978-0-375-41330-8 (USA edition)
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September 2001 : UK Hardback
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Title: Zeno's conscience
Author(s): Italo Svevo
ISBN: 1-85715-249-2 / 978-1-85715-249-4 (UK edition)
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September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Zeno's Conscience
Author(s): Italo Svevo
ISBN: 0-241-37260-7 / 978-0-241-37260-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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May 2003 : USA Paperback

Title: Zeno's Conscience
Author(s): Italo Svevo
ISBN: 0-8101-1289-2 / 978-0-8101-1289-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Northwestern Univ Pr
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February 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Zeno's Conscience: A Novel
Author(s): Italo Svevo
ISBN: 0-375-72776-0 / 978-0-375-72776-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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September 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Zeno's Conscience (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Italo Svevo
ISBN: 0-14-018774-X / 978-0-14-018774-8 (UK edition)
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November 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Zeno's Conscience (Naxos Complete Classics)
Author(s): Italo Svevo
ISBN: 1-09-405757-6 / 978-1-09-405757-6
Publisher: Naxos and Blackstone Publishing
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November 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Zeno's Conscience: Library Edition
Author(s): Italo Svevo
ISBN: 1-09-405756-8 / 978-1-09-405756-9
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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Title: Zeno's Conscience
Author(s): Italo Svevo
ISBN: 1-09-405758-4 / 978-1-09-405758-3
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Title: Zeno's Conscience
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Title: Zeno's Conscience
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Title: Zeno's Conscience (Vintage International)
Author(s): Italo Svevo
Publisher: Vintage
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