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Italian writer Simonetta Agnello Hornby is a guest at the Melbourne Writers Festival 2015. Author of the best seller, "The Almond Picker", the book has been translated into several languages. In this live interview, she talks with Magica Fossati, SBS's Italian journalist.
Magica Fossati / SBS Radio Italian

22 Aug 2015 - 10:28 AM  UPDATED 22 Aug 2015 - 10:28 AM

Born in Italy in 1945, Simonetta moved to the UK as a young woman and became a solicitor and a judge, specialising in family law and family mediation.

She published her first novel, “La Mennulara” (The Almond Picker), only in 2002. A bestseller, The Almond Picker has been translated in  several languages.

Listen to the interview with Simonetta Agnello in Italian here