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Bella Figura : How to Live, Love and Eat the Italian Way - Kamin Mohammadi

Bella Figura

How to Live, Love and Eat the Italian Way

Paperback Published: 3rd June 2019
ISBN: 9781408856284
Number Of Pages: 336

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Chosen as Book of the Year by Random Jottings

Made redundant from her job, Kamin Mohammadi flees the bleak streets of London for a friend's sun-dappled apartment in Florence. There, among the cobbled streets, the bustling, vibrant markets and the majestic palazzos, she finds a new lease of life, and a new way to live it.

At once lyrical and practical, Bella Figura shows us how to make every aspect of life as beautiful as it can be. From how to choose the perfectly ripe tomato to how to walk down the street in style, Kamin Mohammadi explores the intricate nuances of Italian culture, and sets down a simple guide to a better, more elegant – and ultimately more satisfying – life.

About the Author

Kamin Mohammadi was born in Iran in 1969 and exiled to the UK in 1979. She is an experienced journalist, travel writer and broadcaster who has written for the British and international press including The Times, the Financial Times, Harpers Bazaar, Marie Claire and the Guardian as well as co-authoring The Lonely Planet Guide to Iran. She is currently living in Italy.

Industry Reviews

"A beautiful meditation on the writer's relocation from bustling London to bucolic Florence. It reminded me why I cherish slow living in southern Europe"
Taiye Selasi, Guardian

"Easy-to-read and punctuated with simple recipes, the book's lively narrative bounces you from page to page ... Shows you how to embrace la bella figura wherever you are"
Italia

"A charming hybrid of self-help and memoir"
Publishers Weekly

"A down-to-earth modern-day fairy tale for the world-weary"
Kirkus

ISBN: 9781408856284
ISBN-10: 140885628X
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 3rd June 2019
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.8  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.23

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