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The Evening of the Holiday
Shirley Hazzard

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Sep 07, 2006
Imprint : Virago Press Ltd
Page Extent : 160
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781844082179
Price : 575

About the book
Passionate undercurrents sweep in and out of this eloquent novel about a love affair in the summer countryside in Italy and its inevitable end. It takes place in a setting of pastoral beauty during a time of celebration -- a festival.

Sophie, half English, half Italian, meets Tancredi, an Italian who is separated from his wife and family. In telling the story of their love affair, author Shirley Hazzard punctures the placid surface of polite Italian society to reveal the intense yearnings and surprising responses in sophisticated people caught up in emotions they do not always understand.

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Shirley Hazzard
Shirley Hazzard has worked in Hong Kong, then New Zealand in the High Commissioner's Office. In 1951 she moved to New York where she worked for the UN. She is the recepient of a Guggenheim Fellowshi...(+)
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