The Enchanted April - Elizabeth von Arnim

Four women, strangers to one another, rent a medieval castle in Italy. Each one is fleeing from problems at home and in the midst of flowers, the sun and la dolce vita, their lives won´t ever be the same again.


This book is like a pandoras box full og joy and happiness and it took me completely by surprise. Suprise because I didn´t particularly like the first 90 pages.

The beginning of the book was rather slow and I have to admit that I was massivly annoyed by some of the characters, because I just couldn´t stand their entitlement. And then, all of a sudden, I became incredibly attached to the characters and the full impact of this attachment hit me in the face in the very last chapters of the book. Trust me, I´m not easily moved to tears, but at the end of this book I cried happy tears. 

And don´t get me started on the stunningly beautiful descriptions of castle and the flowers. I want to visit that place, it´s magical.


Book 3 of the Booklikes-opoly

Page count: 262 pages

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