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“A House in Sicily” by Daphne Phelps

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Daphne Phelps inherited a house in Sicily called Casa Cuseni. At thetime, Daphne had no knowledge of Italian, no money, and was war-weary.At 34, she moved to the small Sicilian town of Taormina expecting tosell the house.

After 50 years and guests like Tennessee Williams, Bertrand Russel,Henry Faulkner and Roald Dahl, Daphne Phelps has a wonderful story totell.

This is a charming and entertaining memoir, full of fun and earthystories told in a no-nonsense style.