Again Behold the Stars
It’s winter, 1553. A small Italian hill town is under siege…
In this narrative of uncommon endurance Alex Josephy inhabits place and people with lively precision. Told in the voices of women, including a chorus, a nearby mountain and the fortress herself, the uniting voice of the pamphlet is a ‘girl’, through whose eyes we see the minute details of life under immense stress and feel the nuances of loss, hunger and uncertainty.