Innocence, Paperback Book
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A new edition of the Booker Prize winner Penelope Fitzgerald's best-loved novel of romance in post-war Italy, with a new introduction by Julian Barnes.

The Ridolfis are a Florentine family of long lineage and little money.

It is 1955, and the family, like its decrepit villa and farm, has seen better days.

Only eighteen-year-old Chiara shows anything like vitality.

Chiara has set her heart on Salvatore, a young and brilliant doctor who resolved long ago to be emotionally dependent on no one.

Faced with this, she calls on her English girlfriend Barney to help her make the impossible match...

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The first Penelope Fitzgerald I ever read. I went on to read everything she has written. Which tells you something.

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