Boys Alive


A daring novel, once widely censored, about the scrappy, harrowing, and inventive lives of Rome’s unhoused youth by one of Italy’s greatest film directors. Boys Alive,¬†published in 1955, was Pier Paolo Pasolini’s first novel and remains his best-known work of fiction. He’d moved to Rome a few years before, after finding himself embroiled in a … Continue reading Boys Alive

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