Umberto Notari
Bologna, Italy
Perledo, Italy
OccupationJournalist, writer, editor

Umberto Notari (1878-1950) was an Italian journalist, writer, and editor.


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Literary References

"'Did you ever read a copy of the 'Black Pig'?' asked the lieutenant. 'I will get you a copy. It was that which shook my faith.'

'It is a filthy and vile book,' said the priest. 'You do not really like it.'

'It is very valuable,' said the lieutenant. 'It tells you about those priests. You will like it, he said to me. I smiled at the priest and he smiled back across the candle light. 'Don't you read it,' he said."

Hemingway, Ernest. A Farewell to Arms. New York: Scribner, 2003. Pages 7-8.

Notari's work "Il Maiale Nero," or, "The Black Pig," is discussed in the classic American novel, A Farewell to Arms.

See also

A Farewell to Arms