Tag Archives: The Viceroys

Mid-Year Round Up

It’s been a busy six months at Shoshi’s Book Blog, as I’ve tried to navigate reading without an all consuming Russian Literature project but with ambitions to: a. Read more recently published novels b. Read more books in translation/from around … Continue reading

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A Top Italian Read: The Viceroys by Federico De Roberto (1894)

‘The Viceroys’, by Di Roberto is an Italian classic and an absolute must-read for anyone with an interest in world literature, exaggeratedly horrible characters or the history around the Italian unification.  For book lovers, it will especially appeal to those … Continue reading

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