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Tuscan childhood

Kinta Beevor

Tuscan childhood

by Kinta Beevor

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Published by F. A. Thorpe in Anstey .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Viking, 1993.

StatementKinta Beevor.
The Physical Object
Pagination443p.,[16]p. of plates :
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19935438M
ISBN 100708934412

  ‎ The sparkling memoir of an idyllic, bohemian childhood in an enchanted Tuscan castle between World War I and World War II. When Kinta Beeevor was five, her father, the painter Aubrey Waterfield, bought the sixteenth-century Fortezza della Brunella in the Tuscan village of Aulla. Th /5(5). About A Tuscan Childhood. The sparkling memoir of an idyllic, bohemian childhood in an enchanted Tuscan castle between World War I and World War II. When Kinta Beeevor was five, her father, the painter Aubrey Waterfield, bought the sixteenth-century Fortezza della Brunella in the Tuscan .

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A Tuscan Childhood is a beautiful memoir Tuscan childhood book an English girl's early life in the Lunigiana region of Tuscany. It's a miracle that this exquisite book exists.

Kinta Beevor published it at the age of 93 and died two years later/5. The sparkling memoir of an idyllic, bohemian childhood in an enchanted Tuscan castle between World War I and World War II. When Kinta Beeevor was five, her father, the painter Aubrey Waterfield, bought the sixteenth-century Fortezza della Brunella in the Tuscan village of Aulla/5(55).

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The Tuscan Child flips between two different eras throughout the novel. Starting with Hugo Langley, a son of the aristocracy, a husband and father brought down with his mates in the late part of WW2 in the mountain region of Tuscany, the only one to survive the wreck with a bad leg as a result/5(K).

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One is Hugo Langley, a British bomber shot down in into a German-occupied area of : Rhys Bowen. Beevor, who died inrecalls her childhood spent in Tuscany with bohemian British parents in this precious yet strangely distant memoir.

Beevor has many interesting tales to tell: her parents. Coincidentally, it was published around the same time as another Italy travel narrative, Frances Mayes’ Under the Tuscan Sun. Although Mayes’ work was much more popular and well known of the two, A Tuscan Childhood was in my opinion by far the better read.

Beevor had a childhood that I and probably most of you reading this can’t even begin to imagine. A Tuscan Childhood › Customer reviews; Customer reviews.

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In the Tuscan Child Rhys Bowen has written a novel with a dual time line. One part is set in Tuscany during World War 11 time, where Hugo - an English pilot is forced to eject from his damaged plane.

Badly injured he is helped by Sofia - a local young woman.4/5. The enchantments of the Tuscan countryside are captured in this memoir of the idyllic Bohemian life the author shared with her family in their Italian castle in the years between the two world wars.

When Kinta Beevor was five years old, her father, the painter Aubrey Waterfield, and her mother, a writer, settled their family into a castle near the Tuscan village of Aulla. A Tuscan childhood Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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The English have always loved Italy, especially Tuscany. Nourished by romantic visions and illusions, they—ve flocked there to buy up large tracts of land and working farms. Aubrey Waterfield, the artist, was one of many such. He purchased La Fortezza della Brunella, an imposing 16th-century castle set on a hill, in Author: Kinta Beevor.A thoroughly charming memoir of a childhood in Italy between the world wars.

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