Un destino ridicolo
|Author||Fabrizio De André
|Media type||Print (Hardcover, Paperback)|
Un destino ridicolo (A ridiculous destiny) is a 1996 novel written by the Italian singer-songwriter Fabrizio De André together with the writer Alessandro Gennari. The 2008 film "Amore che vieni, amore che vai", directed by Daniele Costantini, is based on that novel.
The novel is set between Sardinia and the city of Genoa. The Sardinian shepherd Salvatore, after a detention in prison, comes to Genoa in search of a better life. In the old town he meets a prostitute, Veretta, and falls in love with her. The main plot is weaved with the histories of the pimp Carlo, the French criminal Barnard, the young singer-songwriter Fabrizio and his fan Alessandro, the beauty Maritza and Salvatore's cousin, Annino.
- (in Italian) "Un destino ridicolo" on einaudi.it