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An Italian Holiday (Paperback)
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Paperback 464 Pages / Published: 15/06/2017
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Sunshine, warmth, lemon blossom ...

Springtime in glorious Southern Italy can go to your head. Especially if you are escaping an overbearing husband, the embarrassingly public loss of your company, an interfering mother who still tries to run your life or the pain of a husband's affair with a girl young enough to be his daughter.

As the Italian sun ripens the lemons in the groves that tumble down the hillsides and the Mediterranean dazzles beneath them, assertive Angela, extrovert Sylvie, unconfident Claire and mousy Monica find burgeoning friendship and begin to blossom in quite unexpected ways.

Packed with memorable characters - from the acid-tongued Grand Old Man of Modern Art who lives next door - to the aspiring gigolo who thinks nothing of a forty year age gap, Maeve Haran's new novel is a witty and entertaining reminder of why going a little mad in the sun can sometimes be exactly what you need.

'It’s as bubbly and enjoyable as a glass of Italian fizz.' - The Express

'This lovely fat book, full of optimism and Italian sunshine, is a great summer read.' - Wendy Holden

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447291954
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Make sure of a happier holiday by packing this lovely novel in your suitcase * Jilly Cooper *
Full of optimism and Italian sunshine this is a great summer read . . . Funny, wise, relaxing and full of lovely lifestyle detail * Daily Mail *
As bubbly and enjoyable as a glass of Italian fizz. * Sunday Express *
A sunny entertaining read * Woman & Home *
The frank, funny tale of four women who strike up a friendship in sun-soaked southern Italy, all escaping their troubled pasts. * Daily Express *

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TripFiction

“Novel set in Southern Italy (Love, Life and Lemons in the Sun)”

Four women (strangers to each other) get away from it all by accepting a holiday in their mutual friend’s beautiful villa in Italy. A warm, amusing and cheerful novel.

Four “older” women are the main characters in... More

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“An Italian Holiday”

captivating adventure, loved it to pieces..

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Raffaello

“These ladies learn how to live...”

These four different mature girls, come together in southern Italy and learn to live their lives anew. This is one of the funniest stories I’ve read in a long time, filled with humour and angst as the four mature... More

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