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By Monica Ali

ISBN-10: 0743293037

ISBN-13: 9780743293037

ISBN-10: 0743293045

ISBN-13: 9780743293044

Alentejo Blue is the tale of a village neighborhood in Portugal, advised during the lives of fellows and girls whose households have lived there for generations and a few who're passing via. For Teresa, a gorgeous lady now not but twenty, Mamarrosa is a spot from which to flee. For the dysfunctional Potts relatives, it's a manner of operating from difficulty (though now not eluding it). Vasco, a café proprietor who hasn't ever recovered from the dying of his American spouse, clings to a proposal that his years clear of the village, within the States, make him better. One English vacationer fantasizes approximately creating a new existence in Mamarrosa; for her compatriots, a tender engaged couple, Mamarrosa is the place their desires collapse.

on the beginning of Alentejo Blue, an outdated guy displays on his lengthy and stricken lifestyles during this probably tranquil position, and anticipates the homecoming of Marco Afonso Rodrigues, the prodigal son of the village and an emblem of the now fast-changing global. whilst Marco does eventually go back, villagers, travelers, and expatriates are introduced jointly, and their jealousies and disappointments unavoidably collide.

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