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24%OFFEmma Tennant - A House in Corfu - 9780099422532 - V9780099422532
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A House in Corfu

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Description for A House in Corfu Paperback. Tells the story of one of the most beautiful places on earth - still astonishingly unspoilt - on the west coast of Corfu. In the early 1960s, Emma Tennant's parents spotted a magical bay from a cruise and decided to build a house there. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVC; 1DVGS; BG; WTL; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 180.
A House in Corfu is the story of one of the most beautiful places on earth, still astonishingly unspoilt, on the west coast of Corfu. In the early 1960s, Emma Tennant's parents, on a cruise, spotted a magical bay and decided to build a house there. This book is the story of that house, Rovinia, set in 42 hectares of land above the bay where legend has it Ulysses was shipwrecked and found by Nausicaa, daughter of King Alcinous. It is also the story of the people who have been at Rovinia since the feast in the grove at ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Vintage London
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099422532
SKU
V9780099422532
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About Emma Tennant
Emma Tennant was born in London and spent her childhood in Scotland. Her most recent books include three volumes of memoirs, and a novel.

Reviews for A House in Corfu
Tennant describes the spirit of enjoying another culture more gently, less aggressively than Mayle or even Mayes. She floats through it more dreamily, leaving an even greater desire for some other place. -Susan Salter Reynolds, Los Angeles Times Book Review Exercise caution when reading this book-it's likely to induce a serious longing to hop on ... Read more

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