Publication Date: 25/06/2020 ISBN: 9781787702646 Category:

Ties

Domenico Starnone, Jhumpa Lahiri

Publisher: Europa Editions (UK) Ltd
Publication Date: 25/06/2020 ISBN: 9781787702646 Category:
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Absolutely gripping from start to finish… a really stunning book.

-Victoria Hislop

Ties is the story of a marriage. Like many marriages, this one has been subject to strain, to attrition, to the burden of routine. Yet it has survived intact. Or so things appear. The rupture in Vanda and Aldo’s marriage lies years in the past, but if one looks closely enough, the fissures and fault lines are evident. Their marriage is a cracked vase that may shatter at the slightest touch. Or perhaps it has already shattered, and nobody is willing to acknowledge the fact.

Domenico Starnone’s thirteenth work of fiction is a powerful short novel about relationships, family, love, and the ineluctable consequences of one’s actions. Known as a consummate stylist and beloved as a talented storyteller, Domenico Starnone is the winner of Italy’s most prestigious literary award The Strega.

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