Woman at War

A novel by Dacia Maraini

First English translation
by Mara Benetti and
Elspeth Spottiswood

A SENSUALLY WRITTEN fictional diary of an Italian woman’s growing self-awareness as she frees herself from a constraining marriage, discovers love through other women, and moves toward independence. (Ms.)

Dacia Maraini...remains a champion of women’s rights, and this novel is the revelation of her feminism.... (America Oggi)

[Woman at War] remains an important part of Maraini’s opus and is a vital part of the tradition of feminist writing in diary form.... (Italica, AATI)


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