The garden of the Finzi-Continis

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Faber and Faber, 1965 - Concentration camps - 293 pages
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Set against the background of Fascist Italy and the Jewish community of Ferrara, two young people have a love affair that ends in the inevitable concentration camp of World War 2.

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User Review  - bodachliath - LibraryThing

A historical novel set among an Italian Jewish community in the Second World War, this book has lyrical descriptive passages and a moving elegiac storyline. Very enjoyable. Read full review

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User Review  - otterley - LibraryThing

With a brief prelude set amongst the tombs of the long disappeared Etruscans, Bassani sends us back to an equally endangered and obsolete tribe - the Jewish elite of northern Italy in the 1930s. We ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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