Garibaldi's Jeansor how Celestine won her battle
Sicily, May 1860
Night. A black night that weighed on the shoulders like a soaking wet coat.
Giuseppe was following his father'a irregular footstep along a rocky path. far away, flashes of light and the occasional explosion showed that the battle was continuing, down there on the plain.
<< Come on Pnin, we're almos there.>> Where were they headed? he had been asking himself for some time now, since his father, one of Garibaldi's captains, had been struggling up mountain. Giuseppe, whose nickname was pinin, followed him closely. He was wearing a three-coloured rosette on his arm, and carrying a by now empty rucksack and a bag full of bandages and alcohol. he was twelve years old. he had neither a pistol, nor a musket. No weapons for the General's children, but a lot of work. In those strange days, since they had landed at marsala, Pinin had been run off his feet delivering orders, cleaning mud from the officer's boots, treating slight injuries, taking medicine around. noe, with his legs rubbery from fatigue and eyes puffy from sleep, he was following his father. They were going into the night, his father in front, with his surgeon's bag over his shoulder. <<Look... down there... a light...>>
Translation by Jonathan Cox
or how Celestine won her battle
This historical novel talks about a meeting between Garibaldi (a young guy marching with the Thousand Army) and Celestina a lonely girl looking her mule).
the boy and the girl will embark together on the journey as the General's followers. During the tripè, they live dangerous adventures and discover that Garibaldi used to wear strange eccentric trousers...
The pocket format includes big pictures and a little history section.
Story: Luisa Mattia
Story: Luisa Mattia
Illustrations: Paolo D'Altan
Bound volumes • 96 pages • In 12 x 21 cm format •with further information pages • Age: from 8 years upwards
Series: From Treasure to Treasure
Other titles in the series: Monna Lisa's charm, Back home, The kings of the world, Heroes coming from the sea.
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