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by Gianni Riotta


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Riotta sits on the Advisory Council of the Department of French and Italian at Princeton University. He also collaborates with IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca.

I was expecting a dry read, but found myself drawn into an unusual and moving story. Only one tore and fell off, coming to rest on the damaged statue of the woman with the spikes of grain in her hair. Only that wish, therefore, did not come true. Carlo Terzo, an expert on the history of war and battlefield strategy, maintains that its lessons can be applied to life. This belief is put to the test in his unlikely but happy marriage to a Russian emigre princess, his friendship with the young idealistic lovers Fiore and Salvatore and his actions when caught up in the Italian peasants' struggle for land. Find similar books Profile.

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Prince of the Clouds Gianni Riotta HarperCollins UK 9780007120031 : While Carlo Terzo works on his Manual for Strategic Living, he is in love with Fiore, daughter of a rich and cruel land owne.

Like Louis de Bernieres' "Captain Correlli"s Mandolin", Gianni Riotta's charming and provocative romance explores large and small matters of love and war, shifting between the turbulence of post-war Sicily and the great battles of ancient and modern history. A bestseller in Italy, "Prince of the Clouds" is a deeply moving work of fiction, imbued with rare vibrancy and feeling.

A Bestseller in Italy, Prince of the Clouds is a compelling tale that blends romance and military strategy, often to delightful, sometimes comic effect. Military scholar Carlo Terzo is exiled to Palermo, Sicily, in the wake of World War II. While caring for his ailing wife, he begins to tutor Salvatore Dragonara, a young Communist and poet, and Fiore, an aristocrat and daughter of the overprotective Duchess Mastema

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by Gianni Riotta & translated by Stephen Sartarelli . While marching to the beat of a different drummer, Riotta’s love story charms and warms the heart, even if the Colonel is stuffed too full of battle lore at times. Pub Date: May 31st, 2000.

A rousingly romantic Mediterranean novel of love and war. World War II has just ended, and Colonel Carlo Terzo, a brilliant military strategist, retires to Sicily with his beautiful Russian wife Emma. There he spends long afternoons tutoring two young lovers - Salvatore, a poet, and the feisty, aristocratic Fiore. But the Terzo household becomes caught in a standoff between rebel peasants and the murderous private army of Fiore's malicious mother. Will Carlo finally be given the chance to measure his learning on a real battlefield?
Prince of the Clouds download epub
Contemporary
Author: Gianni Riotta
ISBN: 0007120036
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Contemporary
Language: English
Publisher: Flamingo; New Ed edition (May 20, 2002)
Pages: 304 pages