Adriana Trigiani’s Dazzling Novel Portrays a Family’s Enduring Legacy in the Tuscan Hills

Apr 28, 2022 274

BY: Linda Hitchcock

You may be dreaming in Italian and wishing you were a member of the Cabrelli Family before you finish reading The Good Left Done (Dutton) by deservedly popular author, director and podcaster Adriana Trigiani. Whether you have been a fan since her first novel, The Big Stone Gap, was published or are discovering her work for the first time, this is a treat.

She can always be counted on to spin an enchanting, though often bittersweet, tale. The 100-year saga of the Cabrelli family is like a hearty peasant-style Tuscan soup that blends sometimes unexpected ingredients, simmering them with love to achieve a complex, palate-pleasing mix to nourish and warm the heart.

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