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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 July 2021
What a ridiculous,pretentious load of rubbish. I was determined to finish this book out of a sense of duty to...I'm not sure who or what. The journey/travelogue from WWII was in order to demonstrate..what exactly? The author's familiarity with Florence, Italian food, the weather...? No idea. The series of coincidences is preposterous nd the characters were absurd pastiches with absolutely nothing credible about any of them. The preponderance of gay themes was gratuitous and presumably reflects the authorz
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