The Almond Picker: A Novel download epub
by Alastair McEwen,Simonetta Agnello Hornby
The Almond Picker: A Novel Hardcover – March 9, 2005. There is so much of Italy, of Sicily, in the book that you do feel as though you just got off the plane from there, as if you just read a book in Italian, even after reading this English version. 4 people found this helpful.
The Almond Picker: A Novel Hardcover – March 9, 2005. by. Simonetta Agnello Hornby (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Simonetta Agnello Hornby (Author), Alastair McEwen (Translator).
Simonetta Agnello Hornby created a wonderful background in The Almond Picker. I definitely enjoyed the book and look forward to reading other books by Simonetta Agnello Hornby. I loved reading about life in a Sicilian village in the sixties and how it changed throughout Mennu's lifetime. People may live in different parts of the world, but human character is the same all over, no matter where you are. She herself seems quite a character. She dedicated the book The Almond Picker to British Airways! You can read an interview with her at The Independent.
Simonetta Agnello Hornby; Translated by Alastair McEwen. The Almond Picker is her first book. Simonetta Agnello Hornby. With impressive technical skill, first-time author Hornby introduces a raft of characters a series of mysteries satisfyingly solved in a well-crafted narrative. This is at heart a potboiler, but Alastair McEwen's translation preserves its dark and bitter Italian flavor.
Alastair McEwen The Almond Picker. by Simonetta Agnello Hornby · Alastair McEwen.
From Italy, an epistolary novel like no other, full of Tabucchi's special "enchantment, which trans-figures even as it captivates" (TLS). In It's Getting Later All the Time, an epistolary novel with a twist, Antonio ally acclaimed as th. The Almond Picker.
Having read and enjoyed Simonetta Agnello Hornby's first book, "The Almond Picker," I was eager to read this second novel set in Sicily in the late . Перевод: Alastair McEwen. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Having read and enjoyed Simonetta Agnello Hornby's first book, "The Almond Picker," I was eager to read this second novel set in Sicily in the late 1800's.
Simonetta Agnello Hornby is an Italian novelist and food writer. Born in Palermo, Sicily, in 1945, Simonetta Agnello Hornby has spent most of her adult life in England where she worked as a solicitor for a community legal aid firm specialized in domestic violence that she co-founded in 1979
Simonetta Agnello Hornby; Alastair McEwen. As the details unfold about this mysterious woman, The Almond Picker assumes the witty suspense of a thriller, the emotional power of a love story, and the evocative atmosphere of a historical novel.
Simonetta Agnello Hornby; Alastair McEwen. Book Format: Choose an option. Set in Sicily in the 1960s, a violent, complicated society in the midst of tumultuous change, The Almond Picker is the story of a woman who negotiated for her freedom as no one else dared.
Simonetta Agnello Hornby was born in Palermo, Sicily and has lived in London for thirty years where she works as a lawyer for children with special needs. Country of Publication.
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Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: World Literature
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1st edition (March 16, 2005)
Pages: 336 pages