Character Analysis of Arturo Bandini

Arturo Bandini, a luckless Italian-American living in a self-fashioned
purgatory, is a pivotal–and apparently semi-autobiographical–character in
two of John Fante’s novels, Wait Until Spring, Bandini and Ask the Dust.
Fante’s mixture of straight narrative with stream-of-consciousness and
entrancing images creates an all-too-vivid portrayal of Arturo’s dilemmas Continue reading