In this sequel to her New York Times bestsellers Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany, the celebrated "bard of Tuscany" (New York Times) lyrically chronicles her continuing, two decades-long love affair with Tuscany's people, art,…
On the 30th of July, 1914, motoring north from Poitiers, we had lunched somewhere by the roadside under
apple-trees on the edge of a field. Other fields stretched away on our right and left to a border of woodland
and a village steeple. All around was noonday quiet, and the sober disciplined landscape which the traveller's
memory is apt to evoke as distinctively French.