Unfinished Funeral

Unfinished Funeral

by Niccolo Tucci
     
 

Unfinished Funeral is a novel set at the turn of the century in Spain, on the ancestral estates of the infinitely rich and eccentric Dukes of Combon de Triton. The heroine is Ermelinda, Duchess of Combon de Triton, who has contrived to avert the fate of Spanish wives of all classes--desertion, betrayal, resignation--by making herself an object of pity and awe to her…  See more details below

Overview

Unfinished Funeral is a novel set at the turn of the century in Spain, on the ancestral estates of the infinitely rich and eccentric Dukes of Combon de Triton. The heroine is Ermelinda, Duchess of Combon de Triton, who has contrived to avert the fate of Spanish wives of all classes--desertion, betrayal, resignation--by making herself an object of pity and awe to her husband and children.

(The New York Review of Books)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559210638
Publisher:
Moyer Bell
Publication date:
07/15/2007
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.45(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Born in Switzerland of an Italian mother and a Russian father, Niccolo grew up in privileged circumstances that were eliminated by the Bolshevik Revolution. His family relocated to Tuscany. In 1938, he resigned a position with Mussolini's Press Ministry and immigrated to the US. He wrote numerous short stories and a few longer works, many of which are largely autobiographical.

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