A Romantic, and True, Corsican Tale


I wrote this post shortly after returning from a Corsican holiday in 2012, where I found the true story that led to the writing of The House at Zaronza and its publication.

Life on La Lune

Nonza clinging to its hillside

Wherever I go, I find out so much more if I speak to the locals. This was certainly so during our recent – fourth – visit to Corsica, where we always find new things to see. We would not have unearthed the story in this post if I had not asked about it.

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About nessafrance

My husband and I moved to an 18th-century farmhouse in SW France in 1997. I am fascinated by French history, rural traditions and customs and enjoy seeking out the reality behind the myths. I run my own copywriting business and write short stories and the occasional novel in my spare time. My husband appears here as the SF, which stands for Statistics Freak, owing to his penchant for recording numbers about everything.
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