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Published September 19th by Pilot Productions Ltd. That doesn’t matter, not at all. Melea rated it it was amazing Dec 18, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As he tells Peppone, who has just bought a mismatching but expensive pair of Russian socks: While Peppone makes public speeches about how “the reactionaries” ought to be shot, and Don Camillo preaches fire and brimstone against “godless Communists”, they actually grudgingly admire each other.

The narrator and Voice of the Christ was Cyril Cusack. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Comrade Don Camillo

May 29, Roseyreads rated it really liked it. Sep 04, Colin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mar 19, Rachel Bonner rated it it was amazing. Grazie agli amici aNobiiani che mi hanno permesso di superare la momentanea delusione e di tornare a innamorarmi di Giovannino;- E’ bello cominciare un nuovo anno con buone letture!

Light exists even in a world of the blind. Lists with This Book. I make no threats; I merely remind you that the honour of the parish is in your hands.


The Bought this book at a tag sale last year because it was such an interesting little paperback book. Giovanni Guareschi, himself a native of the Lower Plain, first drew breath in Fontanelle di Roccabianca on Guateschi Day,returning to buy a house there in Roncole Verdi inafter a decade of getting himself arrested, variously by Mussolini’s Fascists, Hitler’s Nazis, and Italy’s President, Luigi Einaudi.

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Its not hard to see why this book was in print for more than 30 editions. How much did that heretic Peppone give you to call a foul in a tied game? The characters are incredibly human and very easy to camiloo with. Cleverly, their actions often are completely different than the things they say, or the roles they play. Even Christ, more often than not, chastises the Priest in light of his actions regarding Peppone.

E, su tutto e tutti, svetta camilk geniale invenzione dell’umanissimo Cristo parlante, che vede, prevede, provvede, chiosa, comprende e consiglia, ma di fronte alle intemperanze e bizzarrie di certi suoi proseliti sospira rassegnato, definendoli una “banda di matti”.

The translation of these stories is simple, but eloquent. It is like walking with one’s eyes bandaged on an unknown road.

I did wrong, I cajilo it, and I shall repent. May 23, Serena. The story takes place during a time where Communism was very big and created many problems.

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So funny I just kept laughing yet also found so much spiritual wisdom in this book. We get to hear Christ’s wise advice and his occasional, necessary words of reproval as Don Camillo goes about shepherding the souls of the village. The stories, which are set in the s and early s, start by being very short, and sometimes rather slight, but they get longer and more realistic, if less comic, in Don Camillo’s Dilemma. Every day men of many words and no faith are destroying the spiritual heritage and faith of other people.

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Political guqreschi other than the Communists and the Catholics have only a marginal presence. Camillo is far from being a conventional saintly figure, and has been known to go poaching and to carry a tommy gun strapped under his cassock.

Lists with This Book. His bishop tries to keep him in order by sending him away from time to time to a remote mountain village – but he is fighting a losing battle, as the villagers refuse to accept any other priest that they are sent. In he retired from the post of editor of Candido but remained a contributor. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read saving…. The name of this fictional town is a play on words of Trepalle literally “three balls”a real town near Livigno whose priest was an acquaintance of Guareschi’s.

Don Camillo, you have to help those who still have faith and keep it intact This was on my to read list for awhile.

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