31 Jan '17, 1pm

The Sicilian mansion that comes with elaborate boudoirs, secret alcoves and its very own princess:

One evening, Vittoria and I have dinner together in an elegant room of antique Syrian furniture inlaid with mother-of-pearl. A Sicilian meal is served in family majolica: pasta with swordfish and tomato; a voluptuous caponata with aubergines, olives, almonds and celery, and a green salad flecked with wild fennel. While we eat, Vittoria recounts her life: how she translated The Lord Of The Rings from English to Italian when she was 15 years old (keeping her age a secret from the publishers by refusing to meet them), how she later created the cultural pages for Italian Vogue , and travelled across the Middle East studying Islamic law with a focus on women's rights. She tells me about being painted by Robert Rauschenberg ('He did a portrait of me with a beard to show I was a real man'); of meeting Osama Bin Laden's family at a party, and of the Mafia who stole a 2,000-tonne s...

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