Books by Elise Valmorbida

THE MADONNA OF THE MOUNTAINS by Elise Valmorbida
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2018

"Valmorbida belongs to a family that emigrated from Italy to Australia after World War II, and the wartime horrors endured by her characters may invite speculation about the autobiographical nature of this work—but the moral and ethical questions raised propel the story beyond the particulars into the universal."
One woman's life serves as an exemplar of the harsh realities experienced by an Italian generation marked by war in this panoramic, yet site-specific, novel. Read full book review >