A Favourite Of The Gods
Paperback $21.99 - Faber Factory
Fiction - Published: 1/Oct/2015 - ISBN: 9781907970023
The masterfully told story of three generations of women set against the turbulent and exciting backdrop of early twentieth century Europe and America. Constanza and her young daughter step off a train in the French Riviera in the late 1920s without the slightest notion of where they are. But their story begins with Constanza's parents: a beautiful New England heiress, a Roman prince and the confused catastrophe of their marriage. An idyllic childhood spent in crumbling Roman palaces, sun-baked olive groves, at sumptuous parties and being taught by the most interesting men in Rome, is changed forever by a fatal clash of culture and an impulsive decision. In this masterful novel, Sybille Bedford tells the story of three generations of women, of Europe and America, and the turbulence and excitement of the early twentieth century.
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