Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

The Sicilian Woman's Daughter : Four generations of mafia women, Paperback / softback Book

The Sicilian Woman's Daughter : Four generations of mafia women Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

Description

"If you loved My Brilliant Friend, The Godfather and Montalbano, you'll love this utterly gripping novel about women in organised crime in Sicily." Most victims of the mafia are the Sicilians themselves.

The role of women both as perpetrators and victims has been grossly overlooked.

Until now. As the daughter of Sicilian immigrants, in her teens Maria turns her back on her origins and fully embraces the English way of life.

Notwithstanding her troubled and humble childhood in London, and backed up by her intelligence, beauty and sheer determination, she triumphantly works her way up to join the upper middle-class of British society.

There she becomes a bastion of civility. But a minor incident wakes up feelings of revenge in her like those lurking in Maria's Sicilian origins.

As she delves deeper into her mother's family history a murky past unravels, drawing Maria more and more into a mire of vendetta.

Information

£9.99

£9.05

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Information