The Ardhowen Bookclub – Two Women In Rome
Why not join fellow book enthusiasts as we kick off our 2nd season of the Ardhowen Book Club.
It's a relaxed social get together at the Ardhowen Book Club, where we can chat discuss ideas and reactions to the chosen book. We meet every Tuesday from 7-8pm.
The Book Club is being delivered online via zoom and is facilitated by Nuala O'Toole.
Two Women in Rome
by Elizabeth Buchan
In the Eternal City, no secret stays hidden forever...
Lottie Archer arrives in Rome excited to begin her new job as an archivist. When she discovers a valuable fifteenth-century painting, she is drawn to find out more about the woman who left it behind, Nina Lawrence.
Nina seems to have led a rewarding and useful life, restoring Italian gardens to their full glory following the destruction of World War Two. So why did no one attend her funeral in 1978?
In exploring Nina's past, Lottie unravels a tragic love story beset by the political turmoil of post-war Italy. And as she edges closer to understanding Nina, she begins to confront the losses in her own life. Less