Historical

The Iron and The Loom

A Novel of Italy

by Flavia Idà

The Iron and The Loom (cover)

How many times, she wondered, had she woven together cloth that his sword had then torn apart along with the flesh underneath?

The year is 1136, the place Tropèa, a walled sea town in Southern Italy during the Norman domination. Kallyna d'Àrgira, a master of the arts . . . [More]

Il ferro e il telaio

by Flavia Idà

Il ferro e il telaio

Quante volte, si chiese, aveva tessuto assieme stoffa che la sua spada aveva poi spaccato a meta` assieme alla carne che essa ricopriva?

Siamo a Tropea nell’anno 1136, durante la dominazione normanna di Re Ruggero II d’Altavilla. Kallyna d’Àrgira, maestra del telaio la cui arte sa trasformare il . . . [More]

The Names of Heaven

by Flavia Idà

One man. An extraordinary choice.

In 1511 a Spanish ship en route from the island of Hispaniola sank off the coast of Yucatan near the town of Tulum. The survivors . . . [More]

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