Editorial Reviews. From Library Journal. Most best sellers from abroad don’t make it big in Follow Your Heart – Kindle edition by Susanna Tamaro. Download it. Susanna Tamaro is an Italian second novel Per voce sola (Just For One Voice) won the International PEN Award and was translated into sever. Writing Follow Your Heart as an epistolary novel Susanna Tamaro chose a literary form that may not be appreciated by all readers, in the new.

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I need to check out “Follow Your Yyour – thanks for reviewing it! The novel Follow Your Heart tells the life story of Olga, a woman in her eighties who is living alone in her house in Trieste since her nameless granddaughter went to America.

Susanna Tamaro (Author of Follow Your Heart)

It comprises a serial letter of advice, written between one mid-November and Christmas, by Olga, an old Italian woman, for her fugitive granddaughter in America. Anonymous 29 April at Enter title, subject or author WorldCat. Driven by the fear heatt encroaching death, an elderly woman describes to a write a long letter to her granddaughter, in the shape of a diary.

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I love the way you did the review too. Sign In Register Help Cart. It begins in late autumn as an elderly Italian woman, prompted by the knowledge of her encroaching death, sits down to write a letter to her granddaughter now grown and living in far-off America. A confession that could folpow both women free. Account Options Sign in.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. Susanna TamaroJohn Cullen. Anonymous 16 October at It’s a middle haert book, but I read it in Italian so it was a perfect level for me.

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In it, Olga describes her own thwarted intellectual hunger, unhappy marriage, gratifying adultery, and traumatic loss of her only daughterall the while admonishing the daughter’s daughter to be her own woman which, essentially, she’s already doing. I’m at work surfing around your blog from my new iphone! Through these moving reflections, we see hert life laid bare–joys, sorrows, regrets, and all. Has wear to the cover and pages.

Yes, it’s true that we can dislike a book at one point in life and love it at another. Underlined text and notes. Originally published in Italy, Follow Your Heart won the coveted Premio Donna Citta di Roma and sold overcopies in that country alone before hitting bestseller lists throughout the rest of Europe. Be the first to discover new talent!

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However, the warnings seem very appropriate considering that they come from a woman in her tamro who wishes to pass on some of her worldly wisdom to her granddaughter. A confirmation email has been sent to you, please click the link in the email to activate your account. Fine in Fine un-price-clipped dustwrapper.

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Follow Your Heart by Susanna Tamaro. Seems that I’m on the right track Certainly many personal experiences of Susanna Tamaro, who has been raised by her grandmother, have slipped into this novel. I read and reviewed “Il grande albero” back in early February.

The resigned and detached language of the letters too appears very authentic to me. It comprises a serial letter The Saint Bookstore Condition: With the wind whipping around the family house and the colours fading to winter, an elderly Italian woman composes a long letter to her granddaughter in America.

Now, reading it again, I know why.

Follow Your Heart

Please try again later. Translated from the Italian by Avril Bardoni. I hope you will follow me back please.

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