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Sicilian Summer: A Story of Honour, Religion and The Perfect Cassata

By: Brian Johnston

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2005

Seller ID: 248847

ISBN: 1741147352

Condition: Good Condition


I came to Sicily an idle bystander and found myself bewitched by its neglected grandeur, sad beauty and passionate intensity in the background I hear once more the cool fizz of lemons on a hot day, the demented click of cicadas and the spluttering of battered Fiats in narrow streets: the sounds of Sicily. This is a story of family honour, religion, tragedy, sex, bitter history and sweet pastries.' Travel writer Brian Johnston accepted an invitation to attend the confirmation of a friend's god-daughter in Sicily, naively expecting little more than the chance to immerse himself in some genuine s... View more info