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- DescriptionIn Rome, in 1979, a shy young Englishwoman called Julia meets Ennio. The two fall deeply in love, but theirs will be a troubled affair, shrouded in secrecy and constantly under threat. For Italy in 1979 is a country of violent radical politics: a dangerous, heady time, filled with bitter hope and fear. And Ennio is one of the most wanted men in Italy, a member of the torious terrorist group, Sinistra Armata. Twenty years on, their daughter Lotte, brought up by a grandmother in London, kws thing of her parents' love affair or the shocking events leading up to her birth. But on discovering the truth, she journeys to Italy to reclaim her past - only to find her mother's story haunting her more forcefully that she could have believed. Haunting, evocative and moving, The Sunlit Stage is a breathtaking vel about love and self-discovery.
- Author BiographySimonetta Wenkert was born in London in 1965 of Italian-Austrian parents. After graduating from Durham University, she translated A Cercar La Bella Morte (In Search of a Glorious Death) by Carlo Mazzantini which was short-listed for the Independent Foreign Fiction Award. Simonetta has lived in Athens, Rome and Jerusalem and has worked as a teacher and a translator of film scripts. She currently lives in London with her husband and three children. The Sunlit Stage is her first novel.
- Author(s)Simonetta Wenkert
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication16/05/2005
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
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