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By Eric Newby

ISBN-10: 0007508158

ISBN-13: 9780007508150

This publication is a lush and lovely memoir of a really particular condo and a very good activity of a bygone period. In 1967, veteran commute author Eric Newby and his heroic spouse Wanda fulfiled their dream of a go back to lifestyles within the Italian hills the place they first met in the course of international warfare II. yet this fulfilment wouldn't come effortless. The dream materialised within the type of I Castagni ('The Chestnuts'), a small, decrepit farmhouse without roof, an deserted septic tank and its personal indigenous natural world reluctant to renounce their domestic. yet within the foothills of the Apuan Alps at the border of Liguria and northerly Tuscany, this ramshackle residence could quickly turn into a hub of affection, friendship and task. even if recounting harmful expeditions via Afghanistan or way of life in a rustic apartment, Newby's expertise shines via as one of many prime writers of the comedian go back and forth style. filled with Newby's sharp wit and stable humour, 'A Small Place' in Italy returns, 20 years later, to the lifetime of Newby's much-cherished vintage, Love and struggle within the Apennines. It lovingly recounts the fast disappearing way of life of the idiosyncratic locals, and the iconic friendships they forge, even if sharing in starting to be their first wine harvest as newcomers or frying toxic mushrooms for a dinner party.

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