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A Kiss from Maddalena

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

A lovely story

I could not put the book down. It is such a wonderful story.

posted by Anonymous on August 5, 2003

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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Say no. Not worth a pennny. Don't fall for it. Its fake

posted by 17100189 on January 20, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2013

    Historical fiction. Loved it.

    Great read for those who enjoy fiction based on history.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2013

    This would make a nice movie

    Written with crisp, sparse prose this WWII romantic story of out of reach love will play like a classic movie in your head. Vito finds himself in love withthe youngest of four sisters from a family in his village that owns the village store. The family, having sent two sons to fight the war, deems Vito a mama's boy not fit for anyone, especially their most precious daughter. The war years send the family away to a relatives vineyard while Vito remains in the village, proving his worth caring for his ill mother and proving himself worthy of respect as a potential husband. What happens when the family returns to the village is not predictable.

    The ending happened more abruptly than I would like. The overall style of the novel was well written but the ending came in a summary narrative that seemed out of sync with the rest of the story. That's my only complaint.

    I would also recommend SKELETONS AT THE FEAST, CHOCOLAT, and TOMATO RHAPSODY if you like this book.

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