Christopher Castellani's A Kiss from Maddalena PDF

By Christopher Castellani

ISBN-10: 0425196429

ISBN-13: 9780425196427

ISBN-10: 1565123891

ISBN-13: 9781565123892

it's 1943, and Santa Cecilia has develop into a village of girls. all of the younger males are away at battle, aside from Vito Leone, his ally, and the shopkeeper's son. while Vito falls in love with Maddalena Picinelli, the shy and gorgeous daughter of the town's strongest relatives, a number of stumbling blocks seem in his direction. Maddalena's sassy, iron-willed sister Carolina thinks he is a penniless idiot. Her mom and dad imagine his loopy mom has became him right into a mammoni, a mama's boy. yet Maddalena sees one other part of Vito. he is romantic. He builds a bicycle for the ladies to experience. he is taking care of his feeble mama, who hasn't been an analogous considering that her husband and daughters ran off to the USA. And Vito is set to win Maddalena's hand although she has 3 older sisters who has to be married off first.

while the Italians hand over to the Allies and German infantrymen invade Santa Cecilia, each person flees yet Vito and his mom. With ingenuity and boundless devotion, Vito comes up with a plan to end up that he is an appropriate suitor. The Picinelli relatives returns domestic after the warfare to discover that a few incredible adjustments have taken position. Now, just one guy stands in Vito's approach, and Maddalena is compelled to select from her family's needs and her personal middle.

within the spirit of Corelli's Mandolin and Chocolat, A KISS FROM MADDALENA is an enthralling novel that celebrates the great thing about existence and the passions of youngster.

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