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  • ISBN: 9781472238191
  • ISBN: 1472238192
  • ISBN: 9781472246967
  • ISBN: 1472246969
  • Physical Description: print
    374 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: London : Tinder Press, 2017.

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Summary, etc.: When Francesco is rounded up with a group of young men and herded into a camp on the island of San Domino, he realises that someone has handed a list of names to the fascist police; everyone is suspicious of one another. His former lover Emilio is constantly agitating for revolution. His old friend Gio jealously watches their relationship rekindle. Locked in spartan dormitories, resentment and bitterness between the men grows each day. Elena, a young and illiterate island girl on the cusp of womanhood, is drawn to the handsome Francesco yet fails to understand why her family try to keep her away from him. By day, she makes and floats her paper birds, willing them to fly from the island, just as she wants to herself. Sometimes, she is given a message to pass on. She's not sure who they are from; she knows simply that Francesco is hiding something. When Elena discovers the truth about the group of prisoners, the fine line between love and hate pulls her towards an act that can only have terrible consequences for all.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Italy Fiction
Gay men Italy Fiction
Gay men Italy Catania History 20th century Fiction
Political prisoners Italy Catania History 20th century Fiction
Fascism Italy Catania History 20th century Fiction
Male homosexuality Italy Catania History 20th century Fiction
Catania (Italy) History 20th century Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction
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