Inn of Tranquillity
By John Galsworthy
- Release Date: 1933-01-31
- Genre: Fiction & Literature
Inn of Tranquillity John Galsworthy Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars
This is a part of studies and essays concerning life. Under a burning blue sky, among the pine-trees and junipers, the cypresses and olives of that Odyssean coast, we came one afternoon on a pink house bearing the legend: "Osteria di Tranquillita", ; and, partly because of the name, and partly because we did not expect to find a house at all in those goat-haunted groves above the waves, we tarried for contemplation. To the familiar simplicity of that Italian building there were not lacking signs of a certain spiritual change, for out of the olive-grove which grew to its very doors a skittle-alley had been formed, and two baby cypress-trees were cut into the effigies of a cock and hen.
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