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By Raleigh Trevelyan

Epic and engrossing, this extravagant precise tale covers 2 hundred years within the lifetime of an English kin dynasty in Sicily. Benjamin Ingham, probably the best rich person England has ever identified, used to be drawn to Sicily from his humble beginnings in Yorkshire by means of the burgeoning alternate in marsala wine. this can be the tale of the English Croesus, who made the cash, and his beneficiaries, the Whitaker family members, who spent it - intertwined with 200 years of enchanting Sicilian history.
'Most wonderful and readable.' Anthony Powell, Telegraph
'Deeply researched and absolutely fascinating.' Washington Post
'An unique and pleasing contribution to Anglo-Italian history.' Times

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