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By Christopher Castellani

ISBN-10: 0425196429

ISBN-13: 9780425196427

ISBN-10: 1565123891

ISBN-13: 9781565123892

it really is 1943, and Santa Cecilia has turn into a village of girls. the entire younger males are away at warfare, aside from Vito Leone, his ally, and the shopkeeper's son. whilst Vito falls in love with Maddalena Picinelli, the shy and lovely daughter of the town's strongest kinfolk, a couple of hindrances seem in his direction. Maddalena's sassy, iron-willed sister Carolina thinks he is a penniless idiot. Her mom and dad imagine his loopy mom has grew to become him right into a mammoni, a mama's boy. yet Maddalena sees one other facet of Vito. he is romantic. He builds a bicycle for the women to journey. he is taking care of his feeble mama, who hasn't been an analogous considering her husband and daughters ran off to the US. And Vito is decided to win Maddalena's hand although she has 3 older sisters who has to be married off first.

whilst the Italians give up to the Allies and German squaddies invade Santa Cecilia, each person flees yet Vito and his mom. With ingenuity and boundless devotion, Vito comes up with a plan to end up that he is an appropriate suitor. The Picinelli kinfolk returns domestic after the battle to discover that a few magnificent alterations have taken position. Now, just one guy stands in Vito's means, and Maddalena is pressured to select from her family's needs and her personal middle.

within the spirit of Corelli's Mandolin and Chocolat, A KISS FROM MADDALENA is an enthralling novel that celebrates the wonderful thing about lifestyles and the passions of sweet sixteen.

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