Books by Benito Ortolani

PIRANDELLO'S LOVE LETTERS TO MARTA ABBA by Benito Ortolani
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1994

"He displays the whole range of symptoms, the misery, euphoria, obsession, self- involvement, instability, that Freud suggested the creative personality suffered as the price of his art, the torment and energy behind the ostensibly antic Six Characters in Search of an Author."
In 1925, Pirandello—at age 58 entering the final decade of his life, his wife confined to a mental asylum, his beloved daughter in Brazil—fell in love with a 25-year-old actress, Marta Abba. Read full book review >