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The Lady In The Palazzo At Home in Umbria

by Marlena De Blasi

The Lady In The Palazzo At Home in Umbria Synopsis

When Marlena moves with her husband to the small town of Orvieto to renovate a dilapidated medieval palazzo, she knows that the fastest way into the hearts and homes of her new neighbours is through their stomachs. In her third memoir about life in Italy, Marlena de Blasi returns with all of the sumptuous prose and delectable descriptions of the place she calls home, the food that she prepares, and best of all, the people she meets.

The Lady In The Palazzo At Home in Umbria Press Reviews

De Blasi is a skilled, quirky writer; her prose is by turns reserved, rococo, earthy and, above all, fresh * KIRKUS REVIEWS * De Blasi is more than a sunny regional food writer - she digs into the meaning of life * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781844082735
Publication date: 6th December 2007
Author: Marlena De Blasi
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 384 pages
Categories: Biography: general,

About Marlena De Blasi

Marlena de Blasi is the author of two other bestselling memoirs for Virago. She lives in Orvieto in Umbria, Italy.

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