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Subject: Italian Historical Fiction
Date Posted: 4/1/2015 8:17 AM ET
Member Since: 7/7/2010
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I am going to Italy next year 2016. I would like to read some books on Italian Historical Fiction. I will be going to Rome, Pompeii, Naples, Pisa and Florence. 

 

Date Posted: 4/1/2015 9:26 AM ET
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Good for you, Anne.  I love to do lots of reading about the places I visit.  There are many Italian HF books out there but two that I personally recommend are The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone and Pompeii by Robert Harris.


 

Date Posted: 4/1/2015 3:47 PM ET
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Donna beat me to it!! I second The  Agony and the Ecstasy. I wish I read it before I went to Florence :/

Date Posted: 4/8/2015 4:20 PM ET
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There's also the book tag for Italy.  It started as a HF project, so there are a number of titles there, but they do cover lots of other genres.

http://www.paperbackswap.com/Italy/tag/6427/

Lucky you, going to Italy! ;-)