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Beatrice Masini - The Watercolourist - 9781447257745 - V9781447257745
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The Watercolourist

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Description for The Watercolourist Paperback. Translator(s): Stransky, Oonagh; Ghelli, Clarissa. BIC Classification: FRH; FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Winner of the Premio Selezione Campiello prize and the Premio Alessandro Manzoni award for best historical novel, The Watercolourist is the irresistible Italian bestseller from Beatrice Masini. Nineteenth-century Italy. A young woman arrives at a beautiful villa in the countryside outside Milan. Bianca, a gifted young watercolourist, has been commissioned to illustrate the plants in the magnificent grounds. Bianca settles into her grand new home, invited into the heart of the family by the eccentric poet Don Titta, his five children, his elegant and delicate wife and powerful, controlling mother. As the seasons ... Read more

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About Beatrice Masini
Beatrice Masini was born in Milan. She is a well-known and successful writer of books for children and teens, translated into over 20 languages, from Finnish to Thai. She works as an editor in an Italian publishing group and has translated books such as the Harry Potter saga by J. K. Rowling. In 2004 she received the prestigious Andersen Prize ... Read more

Reviews for The Watercolourist
Bianca is reminiscent of both Elizabeth Bennet of Pride and Prejudice and Jo March of Little Women Il Sole 24 Ore There's something of Manzoni ... there are the heartbeats of the youngest Bronte sister, Anne, with her Agnes Grey ... and, as in Rowling's Casual Vacancy, children are the best part of the story la Repubblica The writing is ... Read more

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