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Return to the Italian Quarter

4 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Sagas

Sometimes you must go back in order to move forward. A page-turning story of family secrets for fans of Santa Montefiore and Lucinda Riley

'A fascinating account of Italian life, written with skill and insight' Katie Fforde

Sophie is only a quarter Italian. But that quarter is her charismatic grandfather Cesare, and he has instilled in her a great love of her Italian heritage. So when a journalist starts to investigate Cesare's war record, Sophie is reluctant to question just how proud she should really be.

She embarks upon a journey into the past which takes her from nineteenth-century Naples to London's Italian quarter and one of the Second World War's forgotten tragedies. And along the way she also learns something very important about herself...

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Praise for Return to the Italian Quarter

  • A charming tale of family secrets, lost trust and learning to forgive - Good Book Guide

  • A fascinating story vividly told, this is a classic page-turner - Italia magazine

  • Witty and as light as a tiramisu but with tart insight on sibling rivalry - Nottingham Evening Post on The Eternal City

  • A charming and warm novel about families and secrets - Brighton Argus on The Eternal City

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