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Font-astic!

How nice to find oneself rubbing shoulders with Alan Bennett. On a bookshelf in a bookshop, that is. Copies of my book The Road to Civitella 1944 placed next to Bennett’s Keeping On – Keeping On. I have met the good man at a book signing at Bath Literature Festival a few years’ back, his… Read More Font-astic!

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Muriel Spark in Civitella

Literary Links to Tuscany Fascinated to learn that writer and poet Dame Muriel Spark, best known for novels such as Memento Mori (1959), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961) and The Girls of Slender Means (1961) lived for the last thirty years of her life¬† in San Giovanni di Oliveto, a converted presbytery near… Read More Muriel Spark in Civitella