Boredom, p.32Alberto Moravia
And so, in the long run, the only truly certain result was that I had learned to love Cecilia, or rather, to love her without complications. Anyhow I hoped I had learned. For in relation also to this aspect of my life, doubt could not be excluded. And in order to be completely sure, I had to wait until Cecilia came back from her visit to the seaside.
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First published in Italy by Valentino Bompiani & Co. as La Noia, 1960
Cover image: Arnulf Rainer, The Empty Painting, 1951; © Arnulf Rainer, courtesy of Galerie Ulysses, Vienna
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Moravia, Alberto, 1907–
Boredom / Alberto Moravia ; introduction by William Weaver ;
translated by Angus Davidson.
Originally published: Milan : Valentino Bompiani & Co., 1960.
ISBN 0-940322-28-5 (pbk.: alk. paper)
I. Davidson, Angus. II. Title.
853’.912—dc 21 99-31900
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