A Different View From The Florentine Bridge

Views and angles

Marie McLean

As I post this, my husband and I are preparing to pack our overnight bags, ready to celebrate our 17th wedding anniversary this weekend. What does that have to do with a book review? Quite a lot as it turns out.

At the core of The Florentine Bridge is the intense relationship between Mia and Luca. An Australian girl and an Italian guy, who fall hopelessly in love with each other in one of the most romantic cities in the world. The novel explores the age-old adage that to love someone is to set them free, and questions whether love really can conquer all. But its themes go deeper than that. How do you learn to focus on the positive when the negative overshadows every aspect of your life? How can you find or regain your creative outlet in order to heal?

Initially I thought that this was going to be a cosy, romantic read…

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