The story of the novel revolves around the central character Edmund. He gets fed up with his family life, so he escapes into a lonely life.
When he comes back home to attend his mother’s... More > funeral, he once again finds himself involved in the old problems which he had escaped from. In addition there are certain new problems which he has to face. He comes to know about the shocking secrets of the characters.
‘Italian girl’ happens to be their eternal family friend, the housemaid. Edmund rediscovers her when he comes back home.
Quick Guide: The Italian Girl
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Characters
Chapter Three: Summary of the Novel
Chapter Four: Major Themes
Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less