Gino Pitaro, “La vita attesa”

To describe Gino Pitaro’s “Expected life”, one must necessarily use the abused and worn-out term: Bildungsroman. Gianni and Federico studied together and were inseparable until maturity, after which they move away, following different paths. Gianni is the literary incarnation of the author, with his studies that lock him up, despite some precarious works — the novel is set mainly in Tropea with an excellent representation of Calabria…