The Fourth Shore / Virginia Baily.

By: Baily, Ginny [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Fleet, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 372 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9780708898505 ; 9780708898499 Other title: 4th ShoreSubject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy -- Fiction | Italians -- England -- Fiction | Widows -- Fiction | Fascism -- Italy -- Fiction | Secrecy -- Fiction | Murder victims -- Fiction | Italy -- History -- German occupation, 1943-1945 -- Fiction | Tripoli (Libya) -- FictionDDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Liliana's beloved husband has been dead six months when she finds a roll of banknotes in a drawer with a note: Treat yourself to something nice, love. The same morning, in her local cafe, she spies the headline on La Republica: two men have been shot and injured in Rome and it is suspected that Libya's Colonel Gadaffi is behind it. When she reads the name of one of the victims, Abrama Cattaneo, the last forty years of her life in England, not speaking Italian, never mentioning her Italian family, disappear in an instant. She is transported back to her years in Italy and in Tripoli, and she realises that Cattaneo, a poet, is the nephew she last saw when he was a baby. Immediately she knows what she must do. She boards a place to Rome, where she plans to reclaim the life that she failed to have. Her real life.
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Liliana's beloved husband has been dead six months when she finds a roll of banknotes in a drawer with a note: Treat yourself to something nice, love. The same morning, in her local cafe, she spies the headline on La Republica: two men have been shot and injured in Rome and it is suspected that Libya's Colonel Gadaffi is behind it. When she reads the name of one of the victims, Abrama Cattaneo, the last forty years of her life in England, not speaking Italian, never mentioning her Italian family, disappear in an instant. She is transported back to her years in Italy and in Tripoli, and she realises that Cattaneo, a poet, is the nephew she last saw when he was a baby. Immediately she knows what she must do. She boards a place to Rome, where she plans to reclaim the life that she failed to have. Her real life.

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