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Bibliografia su Roma
Fun reading in preparation for our trip in March! The Secrets of Rome: Open Preview See a Problem? Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. La mole di informazioni rischia in ogni caso di sommergere il lettore sprovveduto deciso ad incamerare tutte le informazioni.
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I am ready to go back and look for all these places on my own. Adored by critics and readers alike, “I segreti di Roma” has at last been translated into English and has come out in the US in April with Rizzoli.
In the mold of his earlier histories of Paris, New York, and London, Augias moves perceptively through twenty-seven centuries of Roman life, shedding new segreto on a cast of famous, and infamous, historical figures and uncovering secrets and conspiracies that have shaped the city without our ever knowing it.
I found that the more recent chapters resonated most. Want to Read saving…. This is the type of history book that can only be written by segrei native of the city that it is about.
Nonostante alcune bizzarre teorie sostangano che ben altre siano le leve delle azioni umane a queste sto contento e i discorsi coerentemente filano. Augias is prolific and this is good but his biography of Modigliani is better. Trivia About The Secrets of Ro You can tell he loves Rome, but he always had to get back to a story that he was telling, and it interrupted the narrative arc by jumping back and forth within stories.
Continuo a pensare che certi edifici siano belli in se, indipendentemente dalla storia passata o no fra le pareti e nei cortili. It was as though it held more relevance to me since I had read from this book. Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangel This is the type of history book that can only be written by a native of the city that it is about.
Sep 17, Peter Mcloughlin rated it really liked it Shelves: Maybe that’s because these overlap with Augias’ own lifetime and are romma described mor The stories in this book span the entire history of Rome: InCorrado Augias followed up on the success of his popular books “I segreti di Parigi”, “I segreti di New York” and “I segreti di Londra” with “I segreti di Roma” — perhaps the most intriguing exploration of the eternal city ever written.
Perfect background reading for my upcoming augis to Rome. If you are planning a few days there you really should use this book to review years of history on the very spots.
Augias is a masterful storyteller, who doesn’t shy back from instilling moral judgement between the lines. Le altre tre non accendono tutta la tavolozza dei colori. With so much of the book focused on the people and places of Rome, I would have liked some illustrations of the buildings, art, and portraits of the people that were at the center of these stories to bring them to life just that little bit extra.
A cross between a travelogue, a history and a memoir. Email address subscribed successfully. The tales also just come to an end.
Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. Instead it felt like Augias included personal recollections within the context of the historical bits that didn’t always seem to make logical sense of why they were segrefi. This is the very best kind of travel writing, in my opinion. Aaugias guess like the city, it lives on, but ci felt seyreti we were going to get some sort of author’s closing thoughts to pull stories together to coalesce the history that ranged over 2, years.
An interesting, anecdotal history of Rome, well-told even in translation but somewhat randomly organized. It provides a complete itenerary to Caravaggio’s churches, Michelangelo’s Moses in S. If they were grouped together by location, or by period I think I would have connected with the stories a little bit more. Rome provides Augias wi I read the majority of this book while I was sick in bed one weekend. In the mold of his earlier histories of Paris, New York, and London, Augias moves perceptively through twenty-seven centuries of Roman life, shedding new light on a cast of famous, and infamous, historical figures and uncovering secrets and conspiracies that have From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published.
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I’ve been telling myself I should find out more about Rome for five years, but not really knowing where to start. The whole thing suffered that way to by jumping from the days of the Caesars to Cinecitta to Caravaggio. We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session.
Non posso che applaudire alla passione che queste parole trasmettono. Each one presents a different gem. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ancient history and 20th century history rest by one another on the streets of Rome, and Augias incorporates events from both and the centuries in between. Thanks for telling us about the problem. But there is too much to Rome’s nearly year history for a whirlwind tour of a single book. When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie.
The history of Rome could never fit into one book so Augias chooses the stories that he deems befitting of the city’s personality.