The City and the House

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Arcade Publishing, 1989 - Fiction - 219 pages
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Probes the lives of Lucrezia, mother of five, lover of many; of her good-natured, long-suffering husband Piero, who struggles to keep their family together; and of Giuseppe, setting out to seek a new life in America
 

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The City and the House is a very readable epistolary novel about a group of friends who slowly drift apart. While it seems to be superficially about the small and large events in the lives of several ... Read full review

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The city is Rome; the house, Le Margherite, a villa in the country outside Rome. Ginzburg's novel consists of a series of letters mainly between Giuseppe, a widowed writer living in Rome; Lucrezia ... Read full review

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