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Kiss Carlo Adriana Trigiani

Kiss Carlo By Adriana Trigiani

Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani


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Summary

Kiss Carlo is a novel about the power of family secrets, the triumph of true love over grief, and having the strength to leave one life and risk starting over again for a piece of the American dream.

Kiss Carlo Summary

Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani

From the bestselling author of The Shoemaker's Wife, a Richard and Judy Book Club pick, comes an exhilarating story of friendship, family, love and loyalty, told against a backdrop of Shakespeare's greatest comedies.

'Stylishly written,
this is a wide-ranging romp of a read about friendship, family, love and loyalty'DAILY MAIL

In 1949, South Philadelphia is bursting with possibility. When an urgent telegram from Italy upends the ordinary life of Nicky Castone, he begins to wonder whether there's more to life than a steady job in the family business and a sweet-natured fiancee.

Discovering in secret the draw of the local Shakespeare theatre company, Nicky quickly becomes enchanted by the stage, its colourful players and the feisty Calla Borelli, who runs the show. But before long, Nicky finds himself on the horns of a dilemma. Will he return to his conventional life and family, or does he have what it takes to risk everything and chart a new course?

*~*~*Readers love Adriana Trigiani!*~*~*

'A gorgeous piece of escapism . . . Plenty of the warm, earthy humour that is this author's calling card' The Times

'A rich, sweeping epic... If you're meeting her work for the first time, get ready for a lifelong love affair. Splendid' Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help on The Shoemaker's Wife

`A tender tale of being torn between family, career and love' -- Company on Lucia, Lucia
'[Adriana Trigiani] has crafted a world of warm, lively characters whose charming idiosyncrasies lead them to collide and ricochet along the way to love. A delightfully sprawling comedy' Kirkus Reviews on Kiss Carlo

'The breathtaking historical novel sparkles in exquisite details and vivid descriptions' Huffington Post on The Shoemaker's Wife

`The author of BIG STONE GAP triumphs again' -- Heat on Lucia, Lucia

About Adriana Trigiani

Adriana Trigiani is the author of fifteen bestsellers, including the blockbuster epic The Shoemaker's Wife; the Big Stone Gap series; Lucia, Lucia; the Valentine series; the Viola series for young adults; and the bestselling memoir Don't Sing at the Table. She is also the award-winning filmmaker of the documentary Queens of the Big Time. Trigiani lives in Greenwich Village with her family.

Additional information

GOR009245707
9781471136405
147113640X
Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Simon & Schuster Ltd
2018-08-23
560
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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