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Download e-book for iPad: Alentejo Blue: Fiction by Monica Ali

By Monica Ali

ISBN-10: 0743293037

ISBN-13: 9780743293037

ISBN-10: 0743293045

ISBN-13: 9780743293044

Alentejo Blue is the tale of a village neighborhood in Portugal, advised during the lives of fellows and girls whose households have lived there for generations and a few who're passing via. For Teresa, a stunning woman no longer but twenty, Mamarrosa is a spot from which to flee. For the dysfunctional Potts kin, it's a method of operating from hassle (though no longer eluding it). Vasco, a café proprietor who hasn't ever recovered from the loss of life of his American spouse, clings to a idea that his years clear of the village, within the States, make him greater. One English vacationer fantasizes approximately creating a new lifestyles in Mamarrosa; for her compatriots, a tender engaged couple, Mamarrosa is the place their goals crumble.

on the beginning of Alentejo Blue, an previous guy displays on his lengthy and lifestyles during this likely tranquil position, and anticipates the homecoming of Marco Afonso Rodrigues, the prodigal son of the village and a logo of the now fast-changing international. whilst Marco does eventually go back, villagers, travelers, and expatriates are introduced jointly, and their jealousies and disappointments necessarily collide.

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