The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City

The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780847842773
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication date: 04/22/2014
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 406
Sales rank: 795,102
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Corrado Augias is a celebrated author and journalist who has worked as a correspondent for L'Espresso and La Republica.

Table of Contents


Preamble in Two Scenes     1
Between Space and Time     13
My Native Land, I Do the Walls Behold     43
Twenty-Three Thrusts of the Dagger     65
The Other Michelangelo     94
A House All of Gold     123
The Adventure of Moses     153
Factory of Dreams     178
Towers of Fear     203
"1st AM 24.3.1944 Gestorben"     231
The Most Beautiful Lady of Rome     253
The Rise of the Bourgeoisie     278
"Fratelli d'Italia"     299
Murder on Via Puccini     320
Life Beyond the Walls     345
The Twentieth Anniversary That Never Was     369
Acknowledgments     388
Photography Credits     389
Index of Names and Places     391

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