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Description - A House In Corfu by Emma Tennant

A House In Corfu is the story of one of the most beautiful places on earth, still astonishingly unspoilt, on the west cost of Corfu. n the early 1960s, Emma Tennant's parents, on a cruise, spotted a magical bay and decided to build a house there. his book is the story of that house, Rovinia, set in 42 hectares of land above the bay where legend had it Ulyssses was shipwrecked and found by Nausicaa, daughter of King Alcinous. It is also the story of the people who have been at Rovinia since the feast in the grove at the time of putting on the roof Maria, a miraculous cook and presiding spirit of the house, and her husband Thodoros and of the inhabitants of the local village, high on the hill above the bay.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099422532
ISBN-10: 0099422530
Format: Paperback
(199mm x 131mm x 14mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Emma Tennant

Emma Tennant was born in London and spent her childhood in Scotland. Her most recent books include three volumes of memoirs, and a novel.

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