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The Italian Wife: ‘Breathtaking historical fiction’ The Times


‘Wonderful . . . hugely ambitious and atmospheric’ Kate Mosse
‘Superb storytelling’ Dinah Jefferies

Discover a brilliant story of intrigue, romance and betrayal in 1930s Italy, from the internationally bestselling author of The Betrayal.

Italy, 1932 — Mussolini’s Italy is growing from strength to strength, but at what cost?

One bright autumn morning, architect Isabella Berotti sits at a café in the vibrant centre of Bellina, when a woman…

The Colonisation Of Time

Pub Date : 2013-09-17 | Author : Giordano Nanni | Publisher : Manchester University Press

ISBN 10 : 0719091292
ISBN 13 : 9780719091292

The Colonisation of Time is a highly original and long overdue examination of the ways that western-European and specifically British concepts and rituals of time were imposed on o..

The Gothic Novel In Ireland C 1760 1829

Pub Date : 2018-07-01 | Author : Christina Morin | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781526122315
ISBN 13 : 1526122316

The gothic novel in Ireland, c. 1760-1829 offers a compelling account of the development of gothic literature in late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth century Ireland. Countering tr..

Binocular Vision

Pub Date : 2013-02-18 | Author : Edith Pearlman | Publisher : Pushkin Press

ISBN 10 : 9781782270232
ISBN 13 : 178227023X

Tenderly, observantly, incisively, Edith Pearlman captures life on the page like few other writers. She is a master of the short story, and this is a spectacular collection...

Three Postwar Eras In Comparison

Pub Date : 2001-12-14 | Author : C. Levy | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9780230294134
ISBN 13 : 0230294138

A brief glance at twentieth century European history would suggest that wars and their aftermath produced the major turning points in its development. Three times - in 1918, 1945 a..

The Politics Of Retribution In Europe

Pub Date : 2009-11-06 | Author : István Deák | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400832057
ISBN 13 : 1400832055

The presentation of Europe's immediate historical past has quite dramatically changed. Conventional depictions of occupation and collaboration in World War II, of wartime resistanc..

Horror And The Horror Film

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Bruce F. Kawin | Publisher : Anthem Press

ISBN 10 : 9780857284501
ISBN 13 : 0857284509

'Horror and the Horror Film' is a vivid, compelling, insightful and well-written study of the horror film and its subgenres from 1896 to the present, concentrating on the nature of..

Same Kind Of Different As Me

Pub Date : 2010-04 | Author : Ron Hall | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1594153183
ISBN 13 : 9781594153181

The co-author relates how he was held under plantation-style slavery until he fled in the 1960s and suffered homelessness for an additional eighteen years before the wife of the ot..

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