THE MULTIMILLION COPY BESTSELLER. It is 1941 and Captain Antonio Corelli, a young Italian officer, is posted to the Greek island of Cephallonia as part of the occupying forces. At first he is ostracised by the locals, but as a conscientious but far from fanatical soldier, whose main aim is to have a peaceful war, he proves in time to be civilised, humorous - and a consumate musician. When the local doctor's daughter's letters to her fiancAc - and members of the underground - go unanswered, the working of the eternal triangle seems inevitable. But can this fragile love survive as a war of bestial savagery gets closer and the lines are drawn between invader and defender?... snorkelling equipment, statuettes of Pan playing his pipes with every evidence of concentration yet endowed with a ... red nylon strings made of fishing line that played a#39;Never on Sundaya#39; or a#39;Zorba the Greeka#39;, copies of Kazantzakisa#39; novels inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Captain Corelli's Mandolin|
|Author||:||Louis De Bernières|
|Publisher||:||Vintage - 1994|