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Italian Fever

Valerie Martin

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Italy, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Crime & mystery, Horror & ghost stories, Adult & contemporary romance

'An absolute joy to read a novel that is part love story, part ghost story, and a wholly enjoyable and intelligent summer read' Amanda Craig, New Statesman

'Taut, honed and surprising' Frances Mayes, author of Under the Tuscan Sun

Thirtysomething New Yorker Lucy Stark leads a quiet, solitary life working for a bestselling - but remarkably untalented - writer. When he dies at a villa in Tuscany, Lucy flies to Italy to settle his affairs. What begins as
a grim chore soon threatens her self-reliance and her very sense of reality.

In Italian Fever, Valerie Martin evokes a modern woman's headlong tumble into a world where E.M.Forster's angels feared to tread. Smart and sophisticated, this novel takes us on a journey from which we return, like Lucy, utterly changed.

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Valerie Martin

Valerie Martin is the author of two collections of short fiction, seven novels, and a biography of St. Francis of Assisi, SALVATION.

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