Books by Lisa St. Aubin de Terán

isa St. Aubin de Terán is also the author of two memoirs of her years in Italy, seven novels, a poetry collection, and a collection of stories. Her first novel, Keepers of the House, won the Somerset Maugham Award, and her novel The Slow Train to Milan wo


MOZAMBIQUE MYSTERIES by Lisa St. Aubin de Terán
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"Vividly descriptive, but lacks a coherent structure and context."
Novelist and world traveler St. Aubin de Terán (Otto, 2006, etc.) provides a series of maze-like musings on her work in Mozambique. Read full book review >
MEMORY MAPS by Lisa St. Aubin de Terán
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2003

"Superior travel writing, but the personal details only tantalizingly hint at tales that bear further telling."
A British novelist and memoirist (The Hacienda, 1998, etc.) evokes the distant places she's liked best, vividly celebrating journeys in countries from Brazil to Mali. Read full book review >
THE PALACE by Lisa St. Aubin de Terán
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 28, 1999

"Exquisite in its least details, enchanting in its larger vision of love's labor: a rare jewel of a fable that both engages the senses and tugs at the heart."
After winning high praise for her memoir (The Hacienda, 1998), novelist St. Read full book review >
THE HACIENDA by Lisa St. Aubin de Terán
NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 1998

"A memoir of conspicuously powerful narrative force, never sentimental or self-indulgent."
The mesmerizing tale of a young Englishwoman's strange life in the backward world of a remote South American sugar plantation during the early 1970s. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 1994

"While there is nothing offensively bad here, this tepid volume offers little that will not be familiar to readers of Tim Parks's Italian Neighbors (1992)."
NOCTURNE by Lisa St. Aubin de Terán
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 1993

"A vivid, at times stunning depiction of Umbrian village life past and present—and a first-rate portrayal of the heart's yearning and the vitality of love."
In a seventh novel—as exquisitely styled as her previous efforts (Joanna, 1991, etc.)—Umbria-based St. Read full book review >