Two novels--"Reading Turgenev" and "My house in Umbria"--explore the lives of two women whose lives are marred by the absence of love
Two novellas by the celebrated Irish novelist. READING TURGENEV describes the unhappy marriage that is forced upon a young country girl in Ireland. MY HOUSE IN UMBRIA is the story of a retired prostitute who runs a boardinghouse in a small villa in northern Italy.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Human Qualities + Behavior, Stages of Life, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Types of Characters