Год издания: 2006
Количество страниц: 250
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An epic tale of love, lies, and a family’s disgrace in the unforgiving south of Italy. After receiving stunning critical acclaim and France’s most prestigious literary award, the Goncourt Prize, Laurent GaudA©’s The House of Scorta (published in France as Le Soleil des Scorta ) has sold more than 400,000 copies. Spanning five generations in a small village in southern Italy, GaudA©’s novel is laced with infamous crimes, forsaken loves, and lifelong secrets. The saga of the Scortas opens in 1870 with Rocco Scorta Mascalzone, the bastard product of a rape and a notorious scoundrel whose legacy the family is forced to confront. While their lineage seems doomed to struggle, the Scortas are blessed with an imposing pride and a relentless faith in their own power. Besides a little tobacco shop they manage to open with their years of savings, their wealth all but lies in their memories and their collective belief in the pursuit of...