Sophie is only a quarter Italian. But that quarter is her charismatic grandfather Cesare, and he has instilled in her a great love of her Italian heritage. So when a journalist starts to investigate Cesare's war record, Sophie reluctantly questions just how proud she should really be. She embarks upon a journey into the past which takes her from nineteenth-century Naples to London's Italian quarter and one of the war's forgotten tragedies. And along the way she also learns something very important about herself...Soda#39;em, I say. The English will never respect you if you crawl to them, if you beg to belong. Ia#39;ve always been proud to be an Italian andI thinkthe English liked me better for it. Even at school, the children who shouted, a#39;Dirty Italian, a#39; at meanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Italian Quarter|
|Author||:||Domenica De Rosa|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2013-11-07|