The Land Where Lemons Grow: The Story of Italy and its Citrus Fruit download free [PDF and Ebook] by Helena Attlee

The Land Where Lemons Grow: The Story of Italy and its Citrus Fruit download free [PDF and Ebook] by Helena Attlee year 2015
  • Book name: The Land Where Lemons Grow: The Story of Italy and its Citrus Fruit
  • Author: Helena Attlee
  • Release date: 2015/3/14
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: Italian
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780241952573
  • Rating: 9.68 of 10
  • Votes: 420
  • Review by: Avianna Almond
  • Review rating: 7.24 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/29
  • Total pages: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A delightful book about Italy's unexpected history, told through its citrus fruitsThe story of citrus runs through the history of Italy like a golden thread, and by combining travel writing with history, recipes, horticulture and art, Helena Attlee takes the reader on a unique and rich journey through Italy's cultural, moral, culinary and political past.'4 stars. Attlee, who knows and loves Italy and the Italians, takes the reader through the country's scented gardens with her sharp descriptions, pertinent stories and quotes and intriguing recipes. I was there with her' Anna del Conte, Sunday Telegraph 'Fascinating . . . A distinguished garden writer, Attlee fell under the spell of citrus over ten years ago and the book, like the eleventh labour of Hercules to steal the golden fruit of the Hesperides, is the result. She writes with great lucidity, charm and gentle humour, and wears her considerable learning lightly . . . Helena Attlee's elegant, absorbing prose and sure-footed ability to combine the academic with the anecdotal, make The Land Where Lemons Grow a welcome addition to the library of citrologists and Italophiles alike' The Times Literary Supplement 'A paradise of citrus is how I always think of Italy too: a place where ice-cold limoncello is sipped from tiny glasses on piazzas, and everything from ricotta cake to osso bucco is enlivened with zest. What a joy, therefore, to read Helena Attlee's The Land Where Lemons Grow, which tells the story of Italy through its citrus fruit' Bee Wilson, Telegraph Helena Attlee is the author of four books about Italian gardens, and others on the cultural history of gardens around the world. Helena is a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund and has worked in Italy for nearly 30 years.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H25M51S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, Travel Writing
  • Available formats: OEB, WORD, PDF, DOC, BMP, EPUB, SNB, TXT. Compressed in LZO, LZ, TAR.Z, RAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.06 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x19mm
  • Weight: 254g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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