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A Party in San Niccolo By Christobel Kent

A Party in San Niccolo

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Set during one week in springtime Florence, this novel follows the events leading up to the 75th birthday party of Frances Richardson, a much-loved English resident. Before the week is out love, death, family secrets and old memories will come to a head, with dramatic results.

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A Party in San Niccolo by Christobel Kent

An entrancing story that is one of the most absorbing examinations of the English in Italy since A Room With A View. Set during one week in springtime Florence, A Party In San Niccolo follows the events leading up to the seventy-fifth birthday party for Frances Richardson, a much-loved English resident. Around her, Frances' friends are gearing up for the party too: Frank, a disenchanted journalist; Jane, who runs an Italian cookery school for rich Home Counties wives; her shady husband Niccolo; and Gina, a beleaguered mother-of-three who has come to Florence for a break. Before the week is out love, death, family secrets and old memories will come to a head at Frances' party, with dramatic results...

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About Christobel Kent


Christobel Kent was born in London in 1962 and now lives in Cambridge with her husband and four children; in between she lived in Florence. She worked in publishing for several years, most recently as Publicity Director at Andre Deutsch. This is her first book.

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GOR001288512
A Party in San Niccolo by Christobel Kent
Christobel Kent
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2003-05-01
416
0141012714
9780141012711
N/A
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