One Summer in Venice, Paperback


'This isn't a mid-life crisis OK? For a start I'm not old enough yet to have one of those.

I'm calling it a happiness project. I've stolen an entire summer from my life and by the time it's over I plan to leave this place with a list in my hand.

The ten things that make me happy, that's all I want to know.

How difficult can it be? They may be small things - a perfect cup of coffee, a day without rain - or bigger ones.

It's still the beginning so how can I know?' Addolorata Martinelli knows she should be happy.

She has everything she thought she wanted - her own business, a husband, a child.

So why does she feel as if something is missing? Then when her restaurant, Little Italy, is slated by a reviewer, she realises that she's lost the one thing she thought she could always count on, her love of food. So Addolorata heads to Venice for a summer alone, aiming to find the ten things that make her happy.

Once she's found them, she'll construct a new life around her ten things, but will they include her life in London?




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