The Light in the Ruins
A NovelBook - 2013
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Hoping to safeguard themselves from the ravages of World War II within the walls of their ancient villa in Florence, the noble Rosatis family become prisoners in their home when eighteen-year-old Cristina's courtship by a German lieutenant prompts the Nazis to take over the estate, a situation th... Read More »
Chris Bohjalian’s powerful novels explore the depths of human evil and love, as is evident in "The Light in the Ruins"—the story of post-war murder and a young Florentine's love for a Nazi soldier. Also try: Jessica Brockmole ("Letters from Skye"), Rebecca Cantrell ("A Tr... Read More »
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