El pony rojo

[The Red Pony]
Year: 
1933
Type: 
Public: 
Moral assessment: 
Type: Literature
Nothing inappropriate.
Some morally inappropriate content.
Contains significant sections contrary to faith or morals.
Contains some lurid passages, or presents a general ideological framework that could confuse those without much Christian formation.
Contains several lurid passages, or presents an ideological framework that is contrary or foreign to Christian values.
Explicitly contradicts Catholic faith or morals, or is directed against the Church and its institutions.

These four stories were published in 1933, speaking trough the eyes of a boy, Jody, who faces the tough reality while growing: topics like death, aging, the lack of the sensibility of the grown-ups... are treated in the novel. These are one of the first stories of the author, altough published in different literary journals. Being about well-known topics, show a protrait of the West and its people, with real and profoundly human characters. P.B.P.-P.C. (Italy, 2015)