The Wanderess by Roman Payne: A Book Review by Pietros Maneos | Pietro

In a hyper-literary style redolent of Nabokov, Roman Payne tells the picaresque tale of two Mediterranean wanderers: heroic Saul, the son of Solarus, and Saskia, the lovely-eyed gypsy girl. The novel unfolds in such exotic places as Italy, Greece, Spain and France, so I can certainly see it appealing to those in the Anglo-American world suffering from European wanderlust, dreaming of the pagan beaches of Hydra or the enchanting, ethereal frescoes found in Tuscany.

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