The city is Rome, the hub of Italian life and culture. The house is Le Margherite , a home where the sprawling cast of The City and the House is welcome. At the center of this lush epistolary novel is Lucrezia, mother of five and lover of many. Among her lovers--and perhaps the father of one of her children--is Giuseppe. After the sale of Le Margherite , the characters wander aimlessly as if in search of a lost paradise. What was once rooted, local, and specific has become general and common, a matter of strangers and ...

The City and the House 2013, Arcade Publishing

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The City and the House 1990, Paladin, London

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The City and the House 1989, Arcade Pub, New York, NY

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The City & the House 1987, Seaver Books, New York, NY

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City and the House 1986, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd

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