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All In One Year

Editions:PDF (English) - First Edition: $3.99
ISBN: 9781311225191

A comedy about commanders, islands and food

A stiff Captain of super tankers, now top manager at one of the world’s most powerful oil companies.

A girl at ease as a goldfish in a tank with piranhas.

A Celtic legendary island and then … tightrope rescues, Italian recipes, sexual scandals, proposals on knees, terrorist threats, cooking lessons, motorbike races… and lots and lots lust for life.

 

Estratto / Excerpt:

When they said his name I peeped up from my desk at the arrival of this little man.

I had imagined him taller!

Everyone straightened up and tried to get busy or at least to seem so.

Wow, an Italian, coming also from the same part of the country of mine, making an office full of English people toe the line!

He was moving with confidence and while, with a perfect Oxford accent, he was giving orders fore and aft, as if commanding a crew of expert sailors, he wanted to show of not having particularly noticed me. Then, I think he suddenly decided my turn had to come: the cabin boy’s turn! So from the prow he calculated the distance and began to walk straight ahead, or better full steam ahead, towards my desk...

Carmen Rucci

Metà Pugliese e metà Siciliana. Scrittrice, avvocato, critico televisivo per NHK World e soprattutto autrice di Tutto In Un Anno, romanzo contemporaneo e divertente ambientato sulla magica Isola di Man.

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