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The Italian

(Italian Chronicles #2)

3.08  ·  Rating details ·  92 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Set in the early nineteenth century, Beatrice Fairweather, a shy woman and a serious student of art, returns to Italy to paint. There she becomes reacquainted with Angelo Bartolini, an attractive man from her past who is also an activist in the Carbonari movement (dedicated to the liberation of Italy from Austria). Their attraction is instant but obstacles to their union a ...more
Paperback, 440 pages
Published December 27th 2005 by Mira Books
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Cristina Contilli
per ora ho letto solo le prime 30 pagine e la trama promette bene, anche se temo che l'autrice abbia fatto un po' di confusione tra Milano e Torino, perché il protagonista vive a Torino, ma invece di essere inseguito dall'esercito piemontese viene inseguito dagli austriaci, come se fosse stato a Milano che nel 1821 era effettivamente sotto il dominio austriaco...

Finito, nel complesso mi è piaciuto, anche se mi è sembrata una cattiveria da parte dell'autrice far sposare ad un certo punto il prot
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Nicole Hill
Sep 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Loved it! The author was very knowledgeable about life during these war times and I felt that I learned all kinds of things as well as enjoyed a wonderfully awesome and heart pounding story. I was on the edge of my seat numerous times wondering what was happening. It never let my blood pressure stay at normal that was for sure.
Rena Sherwood
Jan 27, 2015 rated it did not like it
The stereotypical historical romance. If you like that sort of stuff, then you'll love this. However, if you're like me, you'll find this book laughable, predictable and a non-chemical way to get you drowsy.

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Used - Good - binding worn
No1africanviolet
Sep 14, 2010 rated it really liked it
This was my inbetween my required book club reads book. It was a good read. Lots of history, which I love and an intriguing love story.
Laura
Dec 02, 2015 rated it did not like it
Boring. Nothing much happened.
Debbie
Jun 19, 2011 rated it it was ok
Mindless pool side reading.....
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