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A mother of seven, Laura Lazu (B.A., Social Sciences) is a skilled storyteller and an extraordinary cook. Devoted housewife, she is a great reader and an informed critic of Jane Austen, Elizabeth Gaskell, Dino Buzzati, Selma Lagerlöf, Sigrid Undset and many other writers.
The Betrothed

The Betrothed

Alessandro Manzoni’s novel opens a window to the history of an Italy torn by war and the Italian Plague of 1629–1630. On this very dramatic scene we meet the two main characters, the fiancés Renzo and Lucia. Their life in…
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