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Gunn succeeds in making us curious; and she succeeds in making us care about the characters. Solitaria is a deeply moving, intellectually stimulating, complex and fully realized novel. -BC BOOKWORLD, Winter 2010. the poverty, the clearly defined sex roles, vendettas, and she manages to have seven.
by. Genni Gunn (Goodreads Author). Author of five works of fiction (3 novels and 2 short story collections), 1 book of creative nonfiction, 2 books of poetry, 2 collections of poetry of Dacia Maraini translated from Italian, and an opera libretto - the opera (music by John Oliver) was produced by Chants Libres in Montreal, 2007.
Genni Gunn is a writer, musician and translator. Born in Trieste, Italy, she came to Canada when she was eleven. She has published nine books: three novels – Solitaria, Tracing Iris and Thrice Upon a Time, two short story collections – Hungers and On The Road, two poetry collections – Faceless and Mating in Captivity, and translated from the Italian two collections of poems. Two of her books have also been translated into Italian
Gunn does a great job introducing these elderly siblings and their children. In fact, when the novel takes us into narratives of the past, when I met these same characters as children I felt a bit of glee in meeting them at that stage of their lives, so nicely drawn are they at the beginning of the book, though they are introduced only briefly.
Genni Gunn’s novel, Solitaria, is told primarily during . The pace of the book is slow at times, especially those chapters which deal with the modern day relationships. Genni Gunn is a LibraryThing Author, an author who lists their personal library on LibraryThing. profile page author page.
Genni Gunn’s novel, Solitaria, is told primarily during the 1940s in the first person voice of Piera, a solitary and intractable woman who is the matriarch of her family. Donna Piera – La Solitaria, as she is referred to by the townspeople – is not docile or senile, ill or still.
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Publication City/Country United States. Genni Gunn is a writer, musician and translator. Born in Trieste, she came to Canada when she was eleven. She has published eight books: two novels-"Tracing Iris" and "Thrice Upon a Time," two short story " and "On The Road," two poetry collections- "Faceless" and "Mating in Captivity.
Solitaria is a riveting tale of sacrifice and obligation, of vision and revision, of vengeance, betrayal, and ultimately, redemption. Through the brilliantly quixotic voice of Piera, Gunn enlivens the Italy of the 1940s and deftly draws us into the complex, compelling story of la Solitaria. With a filmmaker's eye for sharp shifts in point of view and a master storyteller's ear for spoken and unspoken truths, Gunn keeps us wondering to the very end, Who in this family can we believe?