Where Angels Fear to Tread (Paperback)
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Where Angels Fear to Tread is a novel whose title comes from a line in Alexander Pope's An Essay on Criticism: "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread". In 1991 it was made into a film by Charles Sturridge, starring Rupert Graves, Giovanni Guidelli, Helen Mirren, Helena Bonham Carter, and Judy Davis. On a journey to Tuscany with Caroline Abbott, widowed Lilia Herriton falls in love with both Italy and a handsome Italian much younger than herself, and decides to stay. Both Italy and its inhabitants are presented as an irresistible charm.