Rebecca West 
The Lady from Arezzo is a work of fiction by the author, journalist, and critic Rebecca West, published in 1954.

The Lady from Arezzo

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Rebecca West

Rebecca West

The Lady from Arezzo is a work of fiction by the author, journalist, and critic Rebecca West, published in 1954. The novel is set in post-World War II Italy and tells the story of a wealthy American, Laura, who goes to Tuscany to find happiness and escape her past.

The Lady from Arezzo is a work of fiction by the author, journalist, and critic Rebecca West, published in 1954. The novel is set in post-World War II Italy and tells the story of a wealthy American, Laura, who goes to Tuscany to find happiness and escape her past.

Laura meets and falls in love with a local man named Carlo, who has a complicated family history and personal demons to confront. The relationship between Laura and Carlo is tested by the realities of their different backgrounds, cultural divides, and diverse values.

The novel deals with themes such as love, identity, cultural clashes, trauma, and personal growth. It also touches on social and political issues of the time, such as the impact of the war on Italy, class differences, and the struggle for women's rights.

The Lady from Arezzo received mixed reviews upon publication, with some critics praising West's ability to capture the essence of the Italian landscape, culture, and people, while others found the characters and plot unengaging or clichéd. However, the book has been rediscovered and reassessed in recent years, with critics highlighting its relevance to contemporary discussions of gender, multiculturalism, and postcolonialism. Description by ChatGPT.

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Language: English
Publication date: December 17, 2019
Print length: 160 pages
Weight: 11.4 oz
Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.1 x 0.7 in
asins: 057135372X
ean13: 9780571353729
isbn: 9780571353729
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