Chickens Eat Pasta: Escape to Umbria (Paperback)
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Chickens Eat Pasta: Escape to Umbria (Paperback)

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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 28/07/2015
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Chickens Eat Pasta is the tale of how a young Englishwoman starts a new life after watching a video showing a chicken eating spaghetti in a mediaeval hill village in central Italy. Unlike some recent bestsellers, this is not simply an account of a foreigner's move to Italy, but a love story written from the unusual perspective of both within and outside of the story. As events unfold, the strong storyline carries with it a rich portrayal of Italian life from the inside, with a supporting cast of memorable characters. Along the way, the book explores and captures the warmth and colour of Italy, as well as some of the cultural differences - between England and Italy, but also between regional Italian lifestyles and behaviour. It is a story with a happy ending. The author and her husband are still married, with three children, who love the old house on the hill (now much restored) almost as much as she does. Chickens Eat Pasta is Clare's autobiography, and ultimately a love story - with the house itself and with the man that Clare met there and went on to marry. If you yearn for a happy ending, you won't be disappointed. It's a story that proves anything is possible if you only try.

Publisher: Troubador Publishing
ISBN: 9781784623517
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm

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“Travel, trouble and romance.”

Clare Pedrick, sees an advertisement for property in Umbria, Italy. She is 26 years old, just out of a seven year relationship and bored with her life. Acting impulsively she flies out to Italy and is shown a ruin of... More

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3rd February 2016
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