The Eternal City - Domenica de Rosa Reviews
Description:ISBN 0755321421 / Author: Domenica de Rosa / Genre: Junior Books / Publisher: Headline Review / This is a story of three sisters, and the magic of Rome. As the youngest de Angelis daughter, Gaby has always had to vie for attention with brainy, holier-than-thou Anna, and ... more
The Eternal City - Domenica de Rosa ... bohemian, beautiful Maria. Yet, in her heart, she cherished the hope that she was her father, Enzo's favourite. On the day Gaby's first baby, Kitty, is born, Enzo suddenly dies. Before the new family have had chance to bond, they are plunged into the thick of the wider clan, as Gaby's sisters devise a plan to bid their father farewell in his native Rome. But their interpretations of his wishes differ as much as their wildly conflicting advice on the fraught early days of motherhood. And in the heat and bustle of Rome itself, Gaby encounters once again the man everyone thought she would marry. Suddenly, all Gaby's certainties are shaken.
Newest Review: ... to go to Rome with Enzo's ashes the sisters all have different ideas about where they should scatter them. Gaby is finding it ... more
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by - written on 04/05/08 (Very useful, 96 readings)
When I was in Asda with my mam last week, I noticed they had lots of books on sale for £1. I immediately noticed this one as it had the Colosseum, Rome on the front. As Rome is one of my favourite cities I've been to, I decided to give it a try. ~ The Author ~ Domenica De Rosa was born in London in 1963 and wrote her first novel at 11 years old. She read English at King's College in London then went on to work in publishing. Her first book, The Italian Quarter, was published in 2004. She lives in Brighton with her husband and two children. ~ The Plot ~ "The De Angelis sisters - holier-than-thou Anna, beautiful Maria and ... Read the complete review
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