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The Temptation to Be Happy, by Lorenzo Marone

The Temptation to Be Happy, by Lorenzo Marone

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'I like the smell of pines and the aroma of freshly washed laundry. I like the rattle of hail on windowpanes and the texture of volcanic rock. I like the light in the sky when the sun has gone down.'

Cesare is an unlikely hero. As he says himself, 'I am seventy-seven years old, and for seventy-two years and one hundred and eleven days I threw my life down the toilet...' Is it too late for him to rediscover his passion for love and life?

Already an international bestseller, The Temptation to Be Happy is a coming-of-age story like no other.

“Unforgettable...comical and cynical while remaining tender and dramatic.” - Corriere della Sera

“Sad, funny, wise and unblinkingly honest, this is truly wonderful.” - Daily Mail