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Blue Guide Literary Companion to Venice
     

Blue Guide Literary Companion to Venice

by Blue Guides
 

The City of Bridges, as seen by the world’s finest writers.
This entertaining anthology of excerpts from letters, diaries, novels, plays, and poetry written in or about Venice was handpicked by the Blue Guides editorial board. Each entry is prefaced by brief biographical and contextual notes, making for ideal browsing while on vacation, preparatory reading

Overview

The City of Bridges, as seen by the world’s finest writers.
This entertaining anthology of excerpts from letters, diaries, novels, plays, and poetry written in or about Venice was handpicked by the Blue Guides editorial board. Each entry is prefaced by brief biographical and contextual notes, making for ideal browsing while on vacation, preparatory reading before a visit, or simple entertainment for lovers of Venice and literature.
The fifty literary figures covered include Lord Byron, Casanova, Dickens, Goethe, Henry James, Thomas Mann, and Mark Twain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905131327
Publisher:
Blue Guides Limited of London
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Series:
Blue Guides Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
250
Sales rank:
1,312,127
Product dimensions:
3.90(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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