A Party in San Niccolo

A Party in San Niccolo

3.52 (108 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Paperback
By (author) 

List price: US$9.81

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

An entrancing story that is one of the most absorbing examinations of the English in Italy since A Room With A View. Set during one week in springtime Florence, A Party In San Niccolo follows the events leading up to the seventy-fifth birthday party for Frances Richardson, a much-loved English resident. Around her, Frances' friends are gearing up for the party too: Frank, a disenchanted journalist; Jane, who runs an Italian cookery school for rich Home Counties wives; her shady husband Niccolo; and Gina, a beleaguered mother-of-three who has come to Florence for a break. Before the week is out love, death, family secrets and old memories will come to a head at Frances' party, with dramatic results...
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 116 x 192 x 38mm | 281.23g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141012714
  • 9780141012711
  • 1,514,190

About Christobel Kent

Christobel Kent was born in London in 1962 and now lives in Cambridge with her husband and four children; in between she lived in Florence. She worked in publishing for several years, most recently as Publicity Director at Andre Deutsch. This is her first book.
show more

Rating details

108 ratings
3.52 out of 5 stars
5 19% (21)
4 28% (30)
3 41% (44)
2 10% (11)
1 2% (2)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X