That Summer in Puglia (Paperback)Valeria Vescina (author)
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Tommaso has escaped discovery for thirty years - but a young private investigator, Will, has tracked him down. Tommaso asks him to pretend never to have found him. To persuade Will, Tommaso recounts the story of his life and his great love Anna. In the process, he comes to recognise his true role in the events which unfolded, and the legacy of unresolved grief. Now he's being presented with a second chance - but is he ready to pay the price it exacts?
That Summer In Puglia is a tale of love, loss, the perils of self-deception and the power of compassion. Puglia offers an ideal setting: its layers of history are integral to the story, itself an excavation of a man's past; Tommaso's increasingly vivid memories of its sensuous colours, aromas and tastes, and of how it felt to love and be loved, eventually transform the discomforting tone with which he at first tries to keep Will - and painful truths - at a distance. This remarkable debut combines a gripping plot and perceptive insights into human nature with delicate lyricism.
Publisher: Eyewear Publishing
Number of pages: 303
Weight: 392 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 256 mm
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