Captain Corelli's Mandolin

(BBC Radio Collection)

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Extravagant, inventive, emotionally sweeping, Corelli's Mandolin is the story of a timeless place that one day wakes up to find itself in the jaws of history. The place is the Greek island of Cephallonia, where gods once dabbled in the affairs of men ...Continua
Ha scritto il 14/05/18
A pearl of contemporary literature
My great uncle was an Italian soldier in Greece during WWII. The only words he said about it was that after the armistice he made it home, somehow. This humorous and sentimental novel takes the reader to Cephalonia initially occupied by the Italian t...Continua
Ha scritto il 03/09/12

I read it around 13 years ago while I was pregnant and it made me cry and laugh. It's written in a very skillful way.The author reminds me of the Italian writer Umberto Eco.

Ha scritto il 21/10/11
I liked the most of the book, it made me think about my grandfather that spent 6 years in Greece for the mad ambitions of a dictator. Unfortunately the ending is not worthy of the rest of the story... "At their head perspired Captain Antonio Corelli...Continua
Lucie Jordanna
Ha scritto il 26/09/09
I studied this for English Literature A2 and the first time I read it I couldn't stand it. However, I really enjoyed analysing it and I found it a lot more interesting the second, third and forth times round. It has a lot of hidden messages and Louis...Continua
Texas Cat
Ha scritto il 12/04/08

Fantastic Book! Funny, sad and interesting. Could not put it down!

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