"In a valley enclosed by wooded hills, cheerful in the colors of spring, stood, one next to the other, two large, unadorned houses, stone and lime. They seemed made by the same hand, and even the gardens, enclosed by hedges and located in front of each of the houses, were of the same size and shape. But those who lived in them did not share the same fate." More
Italo Svevo's "The Mother" is a brief and cruel fable in which farmyard chicks hatched in an incubator find themselves longing for a mother. So Curra, a bold and vain cockerel, driven above all by the desire to find a creature to admire him, sets out in search of this creature: the mother.
Genre: fable Words: 1,700