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I promessi sposi Il capolavoro della letteratura italiana riproposto in una chiave che ne chiarisce i profondi contenuti cristiani, spiega come la fede che anima i suoi personaggi non sia un affidarsi passivamente alla provvidenza, ma un bene da conquistare anche lottando giorno per giorno, con le opere e con il nostro impegno


About the Author: Alessandro Manzoni

Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni was an Italian poet and novelist He is famous for the novel The Betrothed Italian I Promessi Sposi 1840 , generally ranked among the masterpieces of world literature The novel is also a symbol of the Italian Risorgimento, both for its patriotic message and because it was a fundamental milestone in the development of the modern, unified Italian language.



10 thoughts on “I promessi sposi

  1. Bill Kerwin Bill Kerwin says:

    Manzoni s historical novel The Betrothed although not much read today in the English speaking world is considered by many Italians to be the greatest novel written in their language It is indeed a great novel


  2. Fergus Fergus says:

    25% completed and LOVING it Want a wonderfully old fashioned, lovingly human, and seemingly never ending long romance full of humour, pathos and endearingly living and breathing characters with swordplay n chivalry c


  3. Lorenzo Berardi Lorenzo Berardi says:

    This novel is hated by many generations of Italians.Poor Alessandro Manzoni He s not to blame for the bad reputation of his book The moronic Italian educational system is the only guilt of the assassination of I Promessi Spo


  4. Dhanaraj Rajan Dhanaraj Rajan says:

    When I began this novel, I was not sure whether I would complete it The reason I began it in the wrong time, that is, when I had many other responsibilities So it could never have served as a gap filler in the days Also, a thick vol


  5. booklady booklady says:

    If you are not Italian or a literature major, you may not be familiar with Alessandro Manzoni s The Betrothed I wasn t And if you aren t a determined reader, you might give up on its dense description of seventeen century customs and rigoro


  6. Elena Elena says:

    An all time masterpiece of Italian literature We Italians all study it at school and of course, get bored to tears by it, unless we find some time to actually read and re read it for our own interest and pleasure perhaps years after graduation day


  7. Katia N Katia N says:

    With all going on in the world, it took me a long time to read this novel It is an Italian classics, which according to the introduction, is not much loved but the Italian children Allegedly, they are studying it at least 3 times during their school years.


  8. Lobstergirl Lobstergirl says:

    If you can get through the first 100 pages of The Betrothed, which are entirely plot, extremely operatic, and full of bumbling intrigues, I suspect you will ultimately find it rewarding It concerns two young peasants from a village near Lake Como in 1628, Lorenzo


  9. Cphe Cphe says:

    Historical novel set in Italy during the 1600 s It s a long novel that may appeal to some, it just wasn t my cup of tea There s a bit of everything on offer here, skullduggery, star crossed lovers, treachery, pestilence and plague.Couldn t say in all honesty that the main


  10. Dagny Dagny says:

    A marvelous read There are quite a few asides to fill us in on the history of the time the story is set Most are interesting, a few go on too long for my taste, but not enough to knock even half a star off my rating The book is loaded with great quotes we all know that traditions


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