a trilogy by Jeremy Dummett
Jeremy Dummett is an expert on the history and culture of Sicily.
A British national brought up in Melbourne, Australia, he attended Geelong Grammar School from where he went on to read history at Trinity College, Cambridge. In a long vacation he took a course in Italian at Perugia University which began a lifelong connection with Italy.
During his professional career, spent in marketing with international companies, he lived for several years in Italy since when he has been based in London.
Since retiring, Jeremy has been a regular visitor to Sicily. His books are the result of fifteen years of researching and exploring the island.
@NickWhithorn Thank you for another interesting story. I had not heard of this journalist. What extraordinary bravery he showed.Read More
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The gloomy vision of Sicily as a permanent colony, invaded and oppressed by foreign powers, is to be rejected. It can be traced back via Lampedusa to the work of Tommaso Fazello, a Dominican friar, in the 1550s. For the full story see: #SicilyRead More