Chiara Prezzavento

About me

I’m a published historical novelist and playwright in Italy, and a reviewer for HNR – as well as an avid reader. Now I’m trying my hand at historical fiction and theatre in English.

From my website

Clara and the Maize Sultan

I have, o Readers, a riddle for you: How is maize like an Ottoman Sultan? Let me tell you a …Continue reading →


Now, gentlemen, betake you to your arms, And see that Malta be well fortified; And it behoves you to be …Continue reading →

On the Danger of Names

So names, we were saying… I remember once shopping for Sicilian wine, and choosing a bottle of Grecale for no …Continue reading →

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