Although Peter Robb's book is largely set in the Mezzogiorno, especially in Naples and Palermo, there isn't a better introduction to the extraordinary history of Italy between 1980... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Marius Gabriel
Fascinating and beautifully written, a song of love and despair. Sicily and it's people are complicated, beautiful and dangerous.Published 6 months ago by Stella Pilsworth
This is a fantastic read, it is the perfect gift to anyone who has the slightest curiousity about this beautiful island.Published 6 months ago by Roman Rock
A very well written, if a little out of date now.
Not a book to read first if wanting to know more about Italy and Sicily
We visited Sicily and like many readers I bought this book thinking it would be an overview of the culture of Sicily. It is and is not. Read morePublished 12 months ago by beatrice
Bought this book to be informed, before visiting Sicily. It was interesting but too much about the Mafia and not enough about the culture. Certainly worth reading.Published 14 months ago by Delyth