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Granite Island : A Portrait Of Corsica

Granite Island: Portrait of Corsica

Dorothy Carrington

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Book Details:
Publisher:Penguin Books Ltd ISBN:9780140095241 Published Date:31st May 1984 Dimensions:129 X 193 X 20 mm Weight:0.1361 kilograms Pages:368 Binding:Paperback Illustrations:illustrations, map, bibliography, index Condition:Good Notes:**PAPERBACK**

Short Description

Recounting the archaic beliefs of rural Corsica, with its witchcraft and its vendetta system, viewing Genoese architecture, or commenting on the modern "pleasure invasion", this book also evokes the scenery of the granite villages of Corsica. This book won the Heinemann Prize.

Full Description

Recounting the archaic beliefs of rural Corsica, with its witchcraft and its vendetta system, viewing Genoese architecture, or commenting on the modern "pleasure invasion", this book also evokes the scenery, the mountains and olive trees, the heady scent of the maquis and the austere beauty of the granite villages of Corsica. This book won the Heinemann Prize.