l'ArcaWeb April 2021
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INSIDE AND OUTSIDE by Maurizio Vitta
As strange as it might seem, in order to really understand what we are currently going through locked away due to Covid and unable to enjoy all our usual socio-cultural and emotional activities, we need to reread The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas. An intriguing novel full of surprises, conspiracies, and vendettas.
Of all the plots in this great book, one seems to stand out from the rest. I am referring to the relationship between Edmonds and Abbé Faria.
It encapsulates one of the most burning issues we are being forced to deal with at this moment in time: the relationship between “inside” and “outside”, between taking shelter or taking a risk, between freedom or loss of it. Read hall