Bernieres, Louis de CORELLI'S MANDOLIN
New York: Pantheon Books, (1994). 0679436448 / 9780679436447 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in bronze foil lettered black cloth backstrip over black boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket.
The story of a love affair between the daughter of a local doctor and an Italian soldier during WWII. "Behind every page...we sense its author's intelligence, wit, heart, imagination, and wisdom. This is a great book."--Richard Russo. Filmed in 2001.