LOVE FROM THE ASHES OF WAR
Synopsis of Love from the Ashes of War (189.9KB)
Giulia, escaping from Austria after the Nazi invasion, finds refuge in Italy. With her two daughters they are eventually sent to an internment camp where a love affair blossoms with a catholic Italian also interned.
The book takes the reader on their escape and their historic experiences in Naples under German occupation.
At war's end, Giulia is introduced to Salvatore's family and a religious war begins between his siblings and Giulia. In the end Sal, unable to stand his family's pressure, convinces Giulia to leave Italy.
The religious conflict continues with an eventual tragic ending.