This tale is set in Italy and follows the life of Romola, a gentlewoman whose father is a scholar. Romola's husband Tito is thoughtless and selfish, betryaing the man who adopted him and Romola as well - he has an affair with a simple lass who bears him two children. Romola is inclined to leave him, but due to the intervention of Savonarola, she sees it as her religious duty to stay, and eventually takes care of Tito's children.
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The review of this Book prepared by Bryn Pearson