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Our darkest night / Jennifer Robson.

Our darkest night / Jennifer Robson.
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ISBN 9781472280688 (paperback)
Author Robson, Jennifer, 1970- author.
Title Our darkest night / Jennifer Robson.
Publisher/Date London : Headline Review, 2021.
©2021
Pagination etc. 374 pages ; 20 cm
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references (pages [373]-374).
Summary Note Venice, 1943: Under the Nazi occupation, life is increasingly perilous for Italian Jews. Antonina Mazin has but one hope to survive - to leave her beloved parents and hide in the countryside, posing as the bride of a man she has only just met. Nico Gerardi was studying for the priesthood until circumstances forced him to return home to run his family's farm. A moral and just man, he refuses to remain a bystander to Nazi and fascist atrocities. The only way to keep Nina safe - and protect secrets of his own - is to convince prying eyes that their sudden marriage is a love match. But farm life is not easy for a cultured city girl who dreams of becoming a doctor like her father, and Nico's provincial neighbours are wary of this soft, educated stranger. Even worse, their distrust is shared by a local Nazi official with a vendetta against Nico. As Nina and Nico come to know each other, their relationship deepens, transforming into much more than a charade. Yet both fear that every passing day brings them closer to being torn apart...
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Romance fiction.
Historical fiction.
Shelf Location F ROBS
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