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El Italiano
Moving to rural Spain after 16 years in London, where he had a restaurant in Covent Garden, Giorgio and his family settle in a small whitewashed village of Almogia. The buy a house and over two years transform it into an exclusive rural retreat. The book summarises their experiences with the local Spaniards and foreigners, and their fights with the builders and crooks....
A contemporary fact based fiction dealing with the main character's struggle with her sexuality, growing up and dealing with the world of male and female. Moving to London from Eastern Europe where Matya dealt with her abusive father and a neurotic mother, she bloomed as a documentary journalist and writer. She had to clean hotels and work in the restaurants and shops to be able to earn on the street, marrying an English writer addicted t...