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Last Train from Liguria - Christine Dwyer Hickey

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... "Last Train to Liguria" is not a very surprising or original read. However, I did find it quite compelling for the first half. The second half is not so good and suffers from a rushed ending. The title announces the ending of the central plot but this train journey does not come until ... Read review
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This Train Leaves Too Late

AdvantagesSome good writing, pleasing historical detail

DisadvantagesLacking orginality, unnecessary contemporary subplot

"Introverted Bella Stuart is told by her father to go to Italy to take up a job as teacher to a privileged Italian boy. Bella is unsure about the move at first but she decides to do what it seems her father wants. Trying to sell the position Mr Stuart tells her "there's a villa in Sicily and a summer house on the riveria....and some German connection, so you'll probably be popping off to Berlin at some point." Of course, today's readers have the ..." Read review
07.06.2010

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From the bestselling Irish novelist comes a sweeping historical novel, a tale of consequences that spans from the 1930s to the 1990s.

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EAN 9781843549871
Type Fiction
Genre Historical Fiction
Title Last Train from Liguria
Author Christine Dwyer Hickey
Edition Paperback
Publisher Atlantic Books
ISBN 1843549875

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