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Author: Rosina Lippi
Publisher: London : Flamingo, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a series of twelve stories, each told from a different character's perspective, a saga follows the sweeping passions and fortunes of three neighboring families living in a tiny remote village in the Austrian Alps from 1909 to the late 1970s. The story centres around the point in the lives of each of the women, when her long-supporessed desire, anger or jealousy flares briefly into vivid life.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosina Lippi
ISBN: 0007105789 9780007105786 0007105797 9780007105793
OCLC Number: 45328007
Notes: Originally published: Harrison, N.Y.: Delphinium Books, 1998.
Awards: Short-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction 2001
Description: x, 206 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Rosina Lippi.

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Set among the women of a remote Alpine village, this novel spans most of the 20th century and puts at the heart of each chapter a different woman, at a point in her life when her long-suppressed  Read more...

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Reviewer: A reader from Old Greenwich, Connecticut , Sept 1999: This is an outstanding book. Lippi has an extraordinary ability to make you feel that you know these women. Her descriptions are so Read more...

 
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