Ebook Details


Heather Reyes

Year 2010
Pages 226
Publisher Oxygen
Language en
ISBN 9780955970085
File Size 3.82 MB
File Format PDF
Download Counter 92
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Over fifty of the very best writers on Venice richly evoke the past and present of La Serenissima, the world's most heartstoppingly beautiful city.Jan Morris arrives by seaCasanova crosses the ominous Bridge of SighsPatricia Highsmith's Ripley gets his own palazzoKazuo Ishiguro introduces the musicians of St Mark's SquareD H Lawrence brings Lady Chatterley to VeniceGeoff Dyer gets under the skin of the BiennaleSally Vickers' Miss Garnett climbs up to San Marco's horsesThomas Mann gives us a sultry summer gondola rideTiziano Scarpa describes it all as only a Venetian canIntroduction by Jeff Cotton