Books by Francesca Marciano

THE OTHER LANGUAGE by Francesca Marciano
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"And so it goes—each of Marciano's stories is a gem, with fully realized characters wistfully and beautifully captured through dialogue that is both pensive and poignant."
Nine closely observed stories of growing up, dislocation and family relationships. Read full book review >
THE END OF MANNERS by Francesca Marciano
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2008

"A novel at once both sensuous and terrifying."
Marciano (Casa Rossa, 2002, etc.) explores the fractured political landscape of contemporary war-torn Kabul. Read full book review >
CASA ROSSA by Francesca Marciano
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 3, 2002

"An engaging tale, simply told and with a measure of wit: a high-end soap opera to be enjoyed and forgotten. Take it to the beach."
A second romantic potboiler from Marciano (Rules of the Wild, 1998), who returns to her native Italy to imagine what perils and joys could be experienced in three generations of a Mediterranean family. Read full book review >
RULES OF THE WILD by Francesca Marciano
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Idiotic, hackneyed, unbearably pretentious: Marciano's portraits of female vanity and masculine self-absorption would provide the makings of a satire worthy of Waugh—were there even the slightest curl of a smile on her lips. (First printing of 50,000; author tour)"
A debut that takes us into an Africa where—with Marciano as our guide—we are more likely to come upon Bianca Jagger than Nelson Mandela. Read full book review >