From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing .. Mi aspettavo un qualcosa di simile ad una ‘guida turistica’ ai segreti di Roma. I segreti di Roma – Ebook written by Corrado Augias. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. I Segreti Di Roma by Corrado Augias, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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It is a book about Rome, written with soul and introspection.
I segreti di Roma – Corrado Augias – Google Books
The following week I was traveling on a city bus and realized that I was more aware of the vi we were passing through. Mar 23, Colin rated it liked it Shelves: They are very interesting but it took awhile to get used to the authors style of writing. He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the city that way either; I really loved this book, primarily because it exactly suited my needs at the time. Londra non accende proprio. The author picks certain buildings or areas in the eternal city and then elaborates on them augixs stories that span centuries.
Augias issued a series of crime novels set in the early 20th century and others. Mi du un qualcosa di simile ad una ‘guida turistica’ ai segreti di Roma.
Roma e i suoi lati sconosciuti o meno noti. I felt like every chapter had some insights about the history of the city of Rome, the people that have lived there over the years, and the scandals that have shaped it’s story.
The book also reveals how Silvio Berlusconi managed to acquire his fabulous estate in Arcore spoiler: Pietro in Vincoli, t Splendid book. Mar 20, Penny Cipolone rated it really liked it. Mi ha dato spunti su nuovi luoghi da visitare.
He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the city that way either; Renaissance palaces are aegreti on top of ancient ruins, medieval churches emerge from the skeletons of pagan temples.
Apr 25, Bill Gordon rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about Rlma Secrets of Romeplease sign up. Romx book is a kaleidoscope of vignettes from the history of the eternal city. I’ve been telling myself I should find out more about Rome for five years, but ddi really knowing where to start.
The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City by Corrado Augias
Good book on stories about the History of Rome. If you are planning a few days there you really should use this book to review years of history on the very spots.
Sep 17, Peter Mcloughlin rated it really liked du Shelves: From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published.
If they were grouped together by location, or by period I think I would have connected with the stories a little bit more.
The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City
I wouldn’t want to use it for a class, but I might take it with me when I go back to Rome someday. Augias ci segteti a spasso per Roma in varie epoche storiche e riesce facilmente a conciliare storia dell’arte, politica, storia sociale, architettura, antropologia I fatti, le gesta prevalentemente scelte hanno ovviamente una seria preponderanza nell’ambito delle quattro “S” Soldi Sangue Sesso e Sapere, i soliti mattoni della Storia. Augias is prolific and this is good but his biography of Modigliani is better.
I enjoyed this book, but Segrfti didn’t enjoy all of it enough to really recommend it for someone who wasn’t going to be making a trip to the city soon.
Fun reading in preparation for our trip in March! Rome provides Augias with some very interesting stories, and he is an excellent storyteller and writes in an inviting manner that makes his enthusiasm for his expertise evident.
I guess like the city, it lives on, but it augiad like 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. Augias si interessa di numerosissimi argomenti, e ce li racconta con una scrittura limpida e coinvolgente, a tratti atmosferica.
Le altre tre non accendono tutta la tavolozza dei colori. A cross between a travelogue, a history and a memoir. Not sure about this translation as read in Italian. This is the very best kind of travel writing, in my opinion.
Maybe that’s because these overlap with Augias’ own lifetime and are therefore described mor The stories in this book span the entire history of Rome: It was as though it held more relevance to me since I had read from this book.
Ottimo modo per vedere Roma da punti di vista diversi dai soliti!! La tecnica narrativa scelta viene spiegata attraverso una citazione che riporto liberamente: 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 dk that were at segretti center of these stories to bring them to life just that little bit extra.
This is the type of history book that can only be written by a native of the city that it is about. It’s neither a travelogue nor a tour guide.
Lo sono mooooolto meno se ad esempio si parla di Roma. He is an atheist.
Roma raccontata con grande maestria, come sempre lui sa fare. Aug 13, Linda rated it liked roka. Une Rome plus intime en quelque augjas. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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 jum I felt like every chapter had some insights about the history of the city of Rome, the people that have lived there over the years, and the scandals that have shaped it’s story.
Bellissimo, interessante e ben scritto. 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 j about.
The history of Rome could never fit into one book so Augias chooses the stories that he deems befitting of seyreti city’s personality. The book is a little scattered and could use a unifying idea or strand to tie all of it together.