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The Temptation to Be Happy

Lorenzo Marone, Translated by Shaun Whiteside
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Cesare is a seventy-seven-year-old widower and cynical troublemaker. Hehas lived his whole life by his own rules and has no intention of changingnow. Aside from an intermittent fling with a nurse called Rossana, hespends his days avoiding the old cat lady next door and screening calls fromhis children.But when the enigmatic Emma moves in next door with her strange andsinister husband, Cesare suspects there is more to their relationship thanmeets the eye. He enlists the other residents to help him investigate andsoon discovers a new and unexpected sense of purpose that leads him torisk everything for a future he had never thought possible.Laced with humour and pathos in equal measure, this is a delightful book tosavour, for young and old alike.

Item Code: BF0157

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Cesare is a seventy-seven-year-old widower and cynical troublemaker. Hehas lived his whole life by his own rules and has no intention of changingnow. Aside from an intermittent fling with a nurse called Rossana, hespends his days avoiding the old cat lady next door and screening calls fromhis children.But when the enigmatic Emma moves in next door with her strange andsinister husband, Cesare suspects there is more to their relationship thanmeets the eye. He enlists the other residents to help him investigate andsoon discovers a new and unexpected sense of purpose that leads him torisk everything for a future he had never thought possible.Laced with humour and pathos in equal measure, this is a delightful book tosavour, for young and old alike.

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R195.00

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BF0157

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