Century (Signet)

An entire century is carved into a passionate epic novel that sweeps from Sicilian prison cells to Fifth Avenue mansions From Brooklyn to Hollywood, this is the story of an indomitable Italian family caught up in the mightiest events of all time.
Century Signet An entire century is carved into a passionate epic novel that sweeps from Sicilian prison cells to Fifth Avenue mansions From Brooklyn to Hollywood this is the story of an indomitable Italian family

  • Title: Century (Signet)
  • Author: Fred Mustard Stewart
  • ISBN: 9780451126139
  • Page: 179
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
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    1. Have read several books by Fred Mustard Stewart (Ellis Island, Glitter and Gold and the Savage series) and never been disappointed! Love historical fiction genre that starts in the early 1900’s.Century covers 1860 – 1960. An Italian princess meets a NY banker’s wife and the story follows both families and subsequent generations. Noticed some similarity to the characters heritage found in the Savage series of later years so that’s why I’m at a 4 rating. Of course during this era there a [...]

    2. Wasn't expecting much, but this turned out to be a delightful novel, along the lines of Rutherford/Michener except not quite so epic -- or wordy.

    3. Not a great book - the writing is lightweight and many situations seem unrealistically contrived (Howard Fast would've done a much better job with the same material) - but it was entertaining and, as the title suggests, is very broad in scope, covering three generations spread over Europe and the USA (basically Italy, Paris, NY and Hollywood). It also takes in major events of the period: Italian unification, WW1, the birth of Hollywood, Russian revolution, Prohibition, the Great Crash and Depres [...]

    4. This book was recommended in several places as a good novel to learn about Italian history. And yes, I did learn something about it. But it is one of those "sweeping family saga" books a la Taylor Caldwell that were so popular. There were times I felt like I was back in grade school reading a "Cherry Ames" book and another time "Marjorie Morningstar" (a HS read) came to mind. I also find it annoying when a "historical novel" has a blatant error. A sailor in WWII sends his wife a long letter from [...]

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