Favourite books about Italy

A Listmania! list by Leanne "Leanne" (Italy)
 
Extra Virgin: Amongst the Olive Groves of Liguria
1.  Extra Virgin: Amongst the Olive Groves of Liguria by Annie Hawes
The list author says:
  "The first out of her 3 novels, this is a brilliant, well written and highly entertaining novel about a young girl moving to Italy with her sister. I have since read it hundreds of times"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

Ripe for the Picking
2.  Ripe for the Picking by Annie Hawes
The list author says:
  "The second novel in Hawes set. Many years on she is still in Italy and fallin in love."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Journey to the South
3.  Journey to the South by Annie Hawes
The list author says:
  "The third and final book by Hawes sees her travelling down to Calabria to see her boyfriends ancestrial village. Very funny and her description of stange village folk is very believable."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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La Bella Vita: Life, Love and Food in Southern Italy: Life, Love and and Food in Southern Italy
4.  La Bella Vita: Life, Love and Food in Southern Italy: Life, Love and and Food in Southern Italy by Vida Adamoli
The list author says:
  "Adamoli is a descriptive writer and this book is a joy to read, and hard to put down. Makes you feel as though you are in the village."
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Christ Stopped at Eboli: The Story of a Year
5.  Christ Stopped at Eboli: The Story of a Year by Carlo Levi
The list author says:
  "Levi wrties about life in the hidden away villages in the south of Italy. An interesting, educating and fascinating read. You can understand the social, political and economic issues of the times."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

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The Story of San Michele
6.  The Story of San Michele by Axel Munthe
The list author says:
  "I stumbled across this book by chance and am glad I did. Interesting, entertaining and a great read about Munthe building a house in Capri."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Calabrian Tales
7.  Calabrian Tales by Peter Chiarella
The list author says:
  "Not too many books are written about Calabria and this one is set in the past about the authors family. A good book,"
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Last updated: 20/09/2007
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