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The Italian Bookshop Among the Vines: An absolutely gripping and heartbreaking WW2 historical novel, inspired by true events

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We have decided to sell a part of our collection, and we are ready to offer incunables, manuscripts and volumes dated back to the 1500s. Our catalogue, continuously increased, offers a wide selection of ancient and scarce books, out of print books and prints. As the family grows, so does the frightful environment, as Italians and Germans begin authoritarian rule in Italy. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.

Events include author interviews and book signings, book presentations and creative-writing courses. Hi there, I enjoyed this interesting fascinating story book very much, I loved learning more about the Jewish ways l loved Amanda's verb expressions of words she used, it made it more exciting and gave it creative power to the story. I don't think I have read another World War II novel that brings the reader into the very depths of war on a very personal basis. Fairly well represented in libraries, this work is uncommon in commerce, with only two copies traced at auction.One of the most elegantly printed productions by the press, this edition of Ariosto's masterpiece in Italian was instrumental in establishing Baskerville's reputation as a leading typographer in Europe, and is handsomely illustrated with engravings after some of the most celebrated Parisian and London artist.

Originally published in 1746-47, it was here expanded with notes and includes a new dedication and a revised life of the author. The first edition was published in Rome in 1512 and is now exceedingly rare, WorldCat locating only the British Library copy, and the copy sold in 1996 the only appearance at auction in modern times.We thank Ornella for her indefatigable work providing a key service to the community, including an amazing series of popular events with book authors - which we will greatly miss. This was a beautifully written and deeply moving novel about a very difficult period in Italian history. The characters were likable and their pain and suffering were palpable and the story was seamlessly told all of which makes this an excellent first novel. This uncommon book is noted as a finely produced and particularly deceptive replica, which contains numerous corrections to the.

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