Sicily, It'S not Quite Tuscany download free [PDF and Ebook] by Shamus Sillar

Sicily, It'S not Quite Tuscany download free [PDF and Ebook] by Shamus Sillar year 2013
  • Book name: Sicily, It'S not Quite Tuscany
  • Author: Shamus Sillar
  • Release date: 2013/3/5
  • Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9781742376790
  • Rating: 8.07 of 10
  • Votes: 862
  • Review by: Madelyn Stephens
  • Review rating: 8.26 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/31
  • Total pages: 420
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Gill and I had dreamt of living in Italy for as long as we'd been together.'This is the story of an Aussie couple who sought a Mediterranean sea change only to find themselves in the sprawling Sicilian city of Catania - the 'anti-Tuscany' of Italy. There, any romantic visions they'd had of restoring a villa or stamping their entwined feet in vats of Chianti grapes disappeared faster than the chief witness in a Cosa Nostra trial.Shamus and Gill's tiny apartment in Catania was located in a grim neighbourhood opposite a triple-X cinema and a shop selling coffins, nearby Mount Etna erupted soon after their arrival, a mystery ailment left Shamus in a neck brace, they crashed a Vespa and had regular dealings with at least one Mafioso.This, then, is an Italian sea change with grit. But it's also a story of optimism, endurance and acceptance, an exploration of the minutiae of Sicilian culture, history, food and religion, and an example of how to find beauty - and humour - in the most unexpected of places.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 26H29M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Travel Writing, Guidebooks, Memoirs
  • Available formats: EPUB, RTF, WORD, PNG, FB2, PDF, DOC, TXT. Compressed in ZIP, TAR.Z, TBZ2, AZW3, TZ, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 22.62 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x198x33.02mm
  • Weight: 385.55g
  • Printed by: Arena
  • Published in: St Leonards, NSW, Australia
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