Every Day in Tuscany

Every Day in Tuscany

Seasons of An Italian Life

Large Print - 2010
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Twenty years ago Frances Mayes, having ended a long marriage and begun a new relationship, was travelling in Italy and happened upon an abandoned, grand but dilapidated three-storey house called Bramasole just outside the Tuscan hillside of Cortona. Mayes fell immediately in love with the house and eventually bought it and began a long and arduo...
Publisher: [Sydney] : Read How You Want/Accessible, 2010.
Edition: EasyRead large print ed.
ISBN: 9781458724762
Characteristics: xvi, 371 p. (large print) : map ; 26 cm.

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HCL_staff_reviews Apr 11, 2019

Mayes takes us back to her beloved Bramasole for another look at Cortona (20 years after "Under the Tuscan Sun"). She and her husband have also purchased and are restoring a hermitage, and it is wonderful to read the descriptions of local food and wildlife. — Meg K., Communications

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LDPBLM
Oct 11, 2011

Frances Mayes writes poetry as prose , no doubt ! And she's in love with Luca Signorelli ! Again , I loved it !

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ghreads
Jun 01, 2011

This is another of Frances Mayes’s delightful, evocative books about her life in Tuscany. It is a rhapsody on the daily life of the area, focussed on food, friends, art and revelling in life; the joy of being. As always, the language is beautiful.

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redwallflower
Jun 04, 2010

Her books make me want to pack up and move myself to Tuscany to experience it all for myself.

The best thing about this book is the recipes that are included at the end of some of the chapters. I've copied all of them and can't wait to try them!

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