(From the publisher):
Edmund has escaped from his family into a lonely life.
Returning for his mother's funeral he finds himself involved in the old, awful problems together with some new ones. He also rediscovers the eternal family servant, the ever-changing Italian girl, who has always 'a second mother'. This particular return to mother holds some surprises for Edmund.
Original title: The Italian Girl
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics