Three Italian titles to read this Winter

Three Italian titles to read this Winter

Two weeks ago I talked about some Italian movies you can watch during incredibly cold Winter days, when you’re not willing to go out and don’t know what else to do. If movies aren’t really your thing, and you prefer reading, today I’m suggesting you three Italian titles you can find and read. 1. La lunga vita di Marianna Ucrìa La lunga vita di Marianna Ucrìa is a book written by Dacia Maraini and published in 1990. This book is set in the 18th century in Sicily and tells the story of Marianna. She is the daughter of an aristocratic…

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New Italian books to read this summer

New Italian books to read this summer

I don’t know about you but during summer I like to read books while I’m on holiday. I read them before breakfast, after breakfast while liying on the beach in the afternoon and also before going to sleep. Reading is actually one of the major activities I do while I’m on holiday. If you’re a little be like me and are searching for new Italian books to read, here are my suggestions. 1. Lena e la tempesta Lena e la tempesta is a book by Alessia Gazzola. Gazzola wrote also a book called L’Allieva, that has been adapted as an…

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Four Italian novels to read

Four Italian novels to read

During the holidays one of my favourite activities is reading. I usually prefer romance books, generally with a dual-timeline, but I’m open to other genres too like thriller and fantasy books. I generally read these books in English, just to improve my English skills. If you like reading, and want to improve your Italian too, in this article I’m going to list some of the best Italian novels of 2016 according to Italian readers. These Italian novels are of different genres, so maybe among them you can find at least one novel you’d like to read. L’estate fredda by Gianrico…

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Places where famous Italian poets rest

Places where famous Italian poets rest

Italy is one of the major tourist destinations for many different reasons. People come to Italy for its buildings, food, museums, landscapes, and so on. However, sometimes we forget that Italy is also a land where very famous Italian poets were born, some of the most famous being Giacomo Leopardi, Dante Alighieri, Virgil, etc. If you don’t master the Italian language, you’ll find very difficult to read their poems and books since they’re written in vernacular language or in poetic language. However, if you really are a fan of such a writers, one thing you can do if you’re in…

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Six books in Italian for your holidays

Reading is one of the main activities we do on the beach in Summer. And it is also one of those activities that allow you to improve your foreign language knowledge, sure provided that your book is written in a different language. But sometimes, it can be difficult to choose books in Italian or in any foreign language for the simple fact that you usually don’t know any foreign author. So, in this article, I want to share with you six different books in Italian to both improve your Italian and relax under the beach umbrella. POCHE PAROLE, MOLTISSIME COSE…

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