By David Leavitt, Mark Mitchell
Now with gorgeous illustrations and colour photos, this newly extended version of In Maremma recounts David Leavitt and Mark Mitchell’s recovery of a dilapidated Fifties farmhouse in southern Tuscany. fantastically written, witty, and concise, it recounts the method wherein they grew to become initiated right into a a part of Italian lifestyles foreigners not often see. The pleasures of the olive harvest and selecting wild asparagus are juxtaposed with the vagaries of political corruption and self-perpetuating forms. panorama and climate give you the stuff of reverie, as do the advantages of boredom and the eager for peanut butter. a party and exploration of a little-known a part of Italy, In Maremma is a fond if occasionally serious corrective to different extra rapturous portrayals of Tuscany.
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In Maremma: Life and a House in Southern Tuscany by David Leavitt, Mark Mitchell