The Ragazzi

Pier Paolo Pasolini


Grove Press, New York, 1968. First US Edition. Hardcover with Illustrated Dust Jacket. 256pp., 5.75 x 8.13 inches

Near Fine. Dust jacket shows some scuffing and edgewear, with toning to the upper edge. Minor bumping to spine of the boards and toning to the textblock.  

Pasolini's first novel, originally published in Italy in 1955. A narration of the lives of the Roman street children known as the "ragazzi" in they navigate poverty, morality, and the law in postwar society. Translated by Emile Capouya.