The Romance Of Paulilatino (ebook)

The Romance Of Paulilatino (ebook)

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In this Sardinian tale we are introduced to young Count Vincenzo, the son of a Sardinian landed proprietor of ancient lineage and miserly habits, who has spent twenty years of his twenty-five away from home, in the care of an uncle and aunt, from whom he has imbibed literary and artistic tastes. On the death of his uncle, Vincenzo returns to a home that he scarcely remembers in the wild mountainous village of Paulilatino, Sardinia. Here, practically bereft of all society save that of an unsympathetic old father, he is miserable until he chances across a beautiful village maiden, Teresina, with aspirations that soar far above her rank. Of course, Vincenzo quickly falls in love, and being an honorable fellow he is drawn on so far as to promise to make the girl his wife: a promise that he means to keep. But there is another lover, a hot-blooded peasant named Paolo, to reckon with, whom Teresina keeps as a second string to her bow. Terrible love, necessary blood and traditional vendetta for a classical “Sardinian tale” that introduces the reader to discover the amazing and picturesque island of Sardinia. The novel was published for the first time in The Cornhill Magazine in September 1883. The Author William Edward Norris was born in 1847 in London, UK. He was an appreciate and very well known writer of short stories as: No New Thing, My Friend Jim, The Despotic Lady, Mathew Austin, The Widower and Pauline. His stories and novels appeared in several magazines, newspapers and anthologies. He died in 1925. This eBook This new edition of “The Romance of Paulilatino” is a functional and easy-to-read eBook, designed to give you the very best e-reading experience. It has been digitized, edited and formatted by Indibooks’ editors expressly for your device.


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ISBN:
9788898737017
Editorial:
Indibooks
Formato:
EPub con DRM
Idioma:
Inglés
Género:
Novela fantástica
Subgénero:
Novela de Ciencia Ficción y Fantástica

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8898737017 |

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9788898737017