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Colpa della terra, Libro 2, La traversata (B2) -25%

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This week we publish the second in a series of five ‘easy reader’ ebooks which tell the story of three generations of an Italian family that emigrates to the USA.

If you missed Libro 1, you’ll find it here:

Colpa della terra, Libro 1, Colpa della terra, £7.99 | Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Libro 2 opens in the chaos of Naple’s port in 1895, moments before the sailing of a ship crammed with emigrants from some of Italy’s most desperate villages. This time the narrator is Giuliano, the family’s disabled eldest child.

Arrivati al porto di Napoli, veniamo inghiottiti dalla folla. Stringo forte la mano di mia madre, i miei due fratelli più piccoli sono aggrappati alla sua gonna. Mio padre sta dietro di me e mi spinge avanti, proteggendo la mia gamba fragile dai colpi che dà la gente.

  • .pdf e-book (+ audio available free online)
  • .mobi (Kindle-compatible) and .epub (other ebook readers) available on request at no extra charge – just add a note to the order form or email us
  • 8 chapters to read and listen to!
  • Comprehension questions to check your understanding
  • Italian/English glossary of ‘difficult’ terms for the level
  • Suitable for students at intermediate level or above
  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Buy Colpa della terra, Libro 2, La traversata, just £5.99 this week only! | Free Sample Chapter (.pdf) | Colpa della terra, Libro 1, Colpa della terra, £7.99 | Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

But if B2 (upper-intermediate) is too advanced, or too easy for you?

Not to worry! There are plenty of easier, and harder, stories listed, by type and in level order, on our Catalog page.

And they all have free sample chapters, which means you can evaluate the level and format of the material, and check that you know how to open it on the device you plan to use it on, BEFORE buying…

How do I access my ebook?

When your order is ‘completed’ (normally immediately after payment), a download link will be automatically emailed to you. It’s valid for 7 days and 3 download attempts so please save a copy of the .pdf ebook in a safe place. Other versions of the ebook (.mobi/Kindle-compatible, .epub) cannot be downloaded but will be emailed to people who request them.


Tuesday’s bulletin of ‘easy’ Italian news (text + audio) was published a few hours ago.

Read/listen to it FOR FREE here.

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