The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,353,660 members ⚫ 1,442,818 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

A Place in Italy

A Place in Italy by Simon Mawer
Not for sale in
your country
Not Available

'You can't go and live there,' a despairing friend remarked, 'it's not even in Rome.'

And it certainly wasn't, but still the author and his wife went to Avea, tucked away amongst the woods and gorges of the Lazio countryside.

There they found no Colosseum, or Pantheon; there were no Ferraris racing around the Palazzi Navona, Venezia or Farnese. Instead they discovered the true agony and beauty of Italy: the instinctive warmth of the Avea villagers, the camorra, Little Tony - Italy's answer to Elvis - the elegant and sophisticated Colasanti family and a landlord like no other, Pippo, the self-styled Duca di Avea. This is not a story of the high culture of Italy's big cities, instead of how two foreigners learned to eat the Italian way, drive the Italian way, survive the Italian way - even to have a child the Italian way - and how in doing it they came to love this hidden corner of the most visited and least understood country in Europe.

Little, Brown Book Group; December 2012
240 pages; ISBN 9781405520416
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: A Place in Italy
Author: Simon Mawer
 

This edition is not for sale in your country. Here are some titles that might be what you're after...