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Set against a memorable backdrop of Lucinda Riley's trademark evocative locations, The Italian Girl unfolds into a poignant and unforgettable tale of love, betrayal and self-discovery.

Nothing sings as sweetly as love, or burns quite like betrayal.

Rosanna Menici is just a girl when she meets Roberto Rossini, the man who will change her life. In the years to come, their destinies are bound together by their extraordinary talents as opera singers and by their enduring but obsessive love for each other - a love that will ultimately affect the lives of all those closest to them. For, as Rosanna slowly discovers, their union is haunted by irreversible events from the past....

Rosanna's journey takes her from humble beginnings in the back streets of Naples to the glittering stages of the world's most prestigious opera houses. 

First published as Aria under the name Lucinda Edmonds, now extensively rewritten.

©2020 Lucinda Riley (P)2020 Macmillan Publishers International Limited

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brilliant read

really enjoyed it. would definitely recommend it to friends can't wait to get more books by Lucinda Riley

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Another amazing book by Lucinda Riley

I really enjoyed this book from the beginning with its many twists and turns. I wanted to keep listening to find out what would happen to the characters. Well written & beautifully read

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One of the best books I’ve listened to

Lucinda Riley is a brilliant story teller. I enjoyed every part of this book. I found it difficult not to listen to it all in one go!

Yolanda kettle is an excellent narrator, and so enjoyable to listen to.

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Magnificent

This is an amazing book. I felt as though I had lived in this story. So well written and narrated.
A beautiful love story and I learnt so much about opera too, Lucinder’s stories are fabulous. Thank you.

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Yet another wonderful book

So Totally spellbinding.Emotional to the end.a-wonderful story and the characters so well described.Thank you.

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  • 24-03-21

Wonderful story and narration

This book has wonderful characters and a storyline that spans decades. I’m a huge fan of Lucinda Riley and it’s wonderful to have her older work freshened up and audio recorded. The narration is superb and brings the wonderful characters to life!

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