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Summer at the Villa Rosa
 

Summer at the Villa Rosa (Paperback)

By Pellegrino, Nicky

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Raffaella Moretti, by far the most beautiful girl in the southern Italian town of Triento, is about to marry the only boy she has ever loved. It seems that nothing but happiness lies in store for Raffaella. Yet, just one year later, she is a widow, and has had to take a job as ho...usekeeper in the Villa Rosa, for the young American who is temporarily working in Triento. As Raffaella struggles to recapture her own lost happiness she starts looking for ways to help those around her to do the same. There is Silvana the baker's wife, her passion barely hidden; Carlotta the gardener's daughter with her mysterious grief, and the kind and gentle owner of the Gypsy Tearoom who offers Raffaella friendship. As the lives of these villagers interweave, Raffaella is pulled into the centre of a conflict that threatens not only to divide Triento but also to destroy all she holds dear. Filled with food, love and longing, SUMMER AT THE VILLA ROSA is like taking a seat in a sun-drenched piazza, and becoming a tiny part of the endless spectacle of life there.
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ISBN 9780752893228
Released NZ 1 Jun 2011
Publisher Orion Publishing
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780752893228
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Orion Publishing
Imprint Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Lt
Released 1 Jun 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Pellegrino, Nicky
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 258g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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