The Good Left Undone

The Good Left Undone

The instant New York Times bestseller, escape to sun-drenched mid-century Europe . . .


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Proud grandmother Matelda Cabrelli always has something to say. But, as she faces the end of her life, she worries she's failed to tell the stories that matter. Most of all, she finds herself needing to tell the tale of her mother Domenica's two great loves.

First, Domenica's childhood sweetheart: a boy from her own small coastal town of Viareggio. Second, a mysterious Captain: an infatuation forged in the midst of WW2, and the father Matelda never knew.

Now, before her time runs out, it falls to Matelda to tell Domenica's story. And for the Cabrelli women to unpick the mysteries, passions and tragedies that sent Domenica away from Italy - then brought her home again. . .

From Sunday Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani comes The Good Left Undone: an emotional, immersive new novel full of secrets which unfold in breathtaking turns...

© Adriana Trigiani 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022


  • There is a reason Adriana Trigiani is so beloved by her millions of devoted readers. We all wait for the next book by this gorgeous writer. It's here at last. Let Adriana Trigiani take you far away
    Sarah Jessica Parker

About the author

Adriana Trigiani

Adriana Trigiani is the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of twenty books in fiction and non-fiction, which have been published in thirty-eight languages around the world. She is an award-winning playwright, television writer/producer and filmmaker. She wrote and directed the film version of her debut novel Big Stone Gap, and adapted her novel Very Valentine for television. She hosts Adriana Ink, which features the world's greatest authors in conversation. Adriana grew up in the Appalachian mountains of Virginia, where she co-founded the Origin Project, an in-school, year-round writing program that serves more than 2,500 students grades 1-12. She lives in New York City with her family. Follow Adriana on Facebook and Instagram @AdrianaTrigiani
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