Arcadia

The Silent Duchess

By Dacia Maraini - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

In 18th-century Sicily Marianna is born to a life of extravagant luxury, daughter of charming, affectionate Duke Signoretto Ucria. She is lovely and ...Read Review

Bitter Eden

By Tatamkhulu Afrika - Published 2008Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

This work is based on the author’s experience of being captured in the North African campaign and landing in an Italian, then ...Read Review

Cold Snap

By Francis King - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

Set in the aftermath of World War II Britain, Cold Snap is an evocative, moody, almost depressing novel about living life within the ...Read Review

The Lakewoman

By Alan Gould - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

Alec Dearborn, a thoroughly likeable Australian soldier in the British paratroopers, takes part in the Allied invasion of France. On the eve of ...Read Review

Masque of the Gonzagas

By Clare Colvin - Published 1999Published 2007

Genres:

Epic

This panoramic epic of the Italian Renaissance is set in the court of Vincenzo Gonzaga, 4th Duke of Mantua, who has devoted his ...Read Review

This Breathing World

By Jose Luis de Juan - Published 2007

Genres:

Literary

This novel encompasses two mirrored stories: one set in 1st Century Rome, the other in 1950s Harvard. The Roman narrative tells of Mazuf, ...Read Review