THE HEAD OF ALVISE. A Novel

New York: William Morrow, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Arcangela Felice Assunta Wertmuller (1928-2021), known as Lina Wertmuller was an Italian film director and screenwriter. She is best known for her 1970s art house films 'Seven Beauties', 'The Seduction of Mimi", 'Love and Anarchy', and 'Swept Away'. She was the first female director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director. Her other awards include; Academy Honorary Award, a David di Donatello Career Achievement Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Academy Awards, and two Palme d'Or awards. This book is her literary debut. A work that concerns itself with fundamental themes, hate confronting love, evil confronting good, death confronting life, but above all Lina is a superb storyteller. 255 pages. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Item #15374
ISBN: 0688011241

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