A House in Corfu
A Family's Sojourn in Greece
By (author) Emma Tennant
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House in Corfu by Emma Tennant
Book DescriptionThis book is the story of Emma Tennant's parent's house, Rovinia, set above the bay in Corfu where legend has it Ulysses was shipwrecked and found by Nausicaa, daughter of King Alcinous. It is also the story of people like Maria, a miraculous cook and the presiding spirit of the house, and her husband, Thodoros, and of the inhabitants of the local village, high on the hill above the bay.Full of color and contrast, "A House in Corfu" shows the huge changes in island life since the time of the Tennants' arrival, and celebrates, equally, the joy of belonging to a timeless world: the world of vine, olive, and sea.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805072822
Paperback / softback
(216mm x 141mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Owl Books (NY)
Publisher: Owl Books (NY)
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Holly Baker, an English woman, came to St James during her carefree days of bar-hopping in the 1960s. Somehow she never managed to get away. Now, her loyalties fluctuating, she is caught up in the advanced stages of a drama both personal and political - and which embodies the conflicts inherent in this small, dangerously placed society.
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Author Biography - Emma Tennant
Emma Tennant's previous books include "Sylvia and Ted" (0-8050-6675-6), "The Bad Sister, Two Women of London, Faustine, Strangers: A Family Romance, Burnt Diaries," and" Pemberley," a sequel to "Pride and Prejudice." She lives in London.
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