"...a fascinating look at the political and cultural transformations within Alto Adige."
— Historical Novel Society, Nov 2 2016
"This is a book that realizes the full implications of what it means to love."
— World Literature Today, Oct 26 2016
"Melandri maintains just the right balance between love story and historical meditation, making this a narrative to be shared between generations, between men and women, Europeans and Americans alike. In other words, a classic."