Blogs in November 2022

In The Shadow of The Apennines 26th November 2022

An American divorcée. An Italian shepherdess. Separated by a century, united by common dreams The sleepy little Abruzzo mountain town of Marsicano seems about as far as Samantha can flee from her failed marriage and disastrous university career. Eager...

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My Mother Is a River 14th May 2016

The sensitive and powerful story of the love between a mother and her daughter, a love “gone wrong from the start”. When Esperia exhibits the symptoms of a disease that robs her of her memory and the very sense...

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A Zany Slice of Italy 18th October 2014

This light, lively book takes place in Italy, with hilarious anecdotes about the author and her husband’s trip to visit his family in Abruzzo and finally their escape to Tuscany. Her own expectations were shattered when she embarked on...

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When We Were Strangers 1st January 1970

Irma Vitale is a young woman in Abruzzo, her Mother dead, her father an alcoholic and she takes the opportunity to sail for America. This is the story of emigration to a new land and what awaits her and...

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