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Looking at Venice.

Claudio Pescio

Looking at Venice.

by Claudio Pescio

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Published by Bonechi Edizioni "Il Turismo" in Firenze .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13852142M

The end of the year is the perfect time to take a look at all the interesting books that I have been reading over the past year. My collection of Venice inspired books keeps on growing, so I can’t mention them all. In the list below, I share my top 10 books which I discovered this year. For John Ruskin (–), the discovery of Tintoretto's (–94) works in was revelatory. His visit to the Scuola Grande di San Rocco that year would inspire Ruskin to write The Stones of Venice, beloved by writers from Proust to Henry James. On the th anniversary of Ruskin's birth and the th of Tintoretto's, Looking at Tintoretto with John Ruskin collects Ruskin's writings.

Her other book, Daughter of Venice is a good choice for girls in the same age range, this book presents what life was like for a very bright girl living in the 16th century who goes on to the University in Padua (this story was inspired by a real woman). A great fiction book for tweens is Looking for Marco Polo by Alan Armstrong; this book is a. We recommend booking an option with free cancellation in case your travel plans change. Read more Check your booking conditions. For bookings made on or after April 6, , be sure to consider the risk of the coronavirus (COVID) and associated government measures. If you don’t book a flexible rate, you may not be entitled to a refund/10().

The book also provides a fascinating look at the personalities of the popes themselves from St. Peter to Benedict. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard The classical world has been abuzz since the publication in late of Mary Beard's authoritative and unapologetic look at the history of . Best Dining in Venice, City of Venice: See , Tripadvisor traveler reviews of 1, Venice restaurants and search by cuisine, price, location, and more.


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Looking at Venice [Claudio Pescio] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Looking at Venice: Claudio Pescio: : Books Skip to main content. Looking at Venice (Italia Artistica) Paperback – January 1, by Claudio Pescio (Author)Author: Claudio Pescio.

Get this from a library. Looking at Venice. [Claudio Pescio] -- Guide to the art, architecture and principal sights of Venice. Short outline history.___.

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However the book (Francesco's Kitchen: Authentic Flavours of Venice) is a great way to discover the superb cuisine of Venice and the text and beautifully illustrated photos are a celebration of this enchanting city. Definitely one of the best books about Venice.

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Based on travel writer Peter Ackroyd's book Venice, Pure City, this four-episode documentary series about Venice, Italy, far surpasses the average dull DVD glimpse at the real place. Tourists preparing to travel to this ancient European city, or even art history students, will find Venice Revealed informative and semi-entertaining/5(16).

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It's very weird seeing the flooded city of Venice after we left, looking through the footage. It's sad to see the city flooding and what the. The Girl from Venice takes place in Italy towards the end of World War II. Martin Cruz Smith starts the book as the war is almost at a close and chose occupied Venice as the setting.

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In this post we’ll round up a few of our favourite books about Venice. Perhaps if I were a tourist looking for a literary version of a guidebook, and, more to the point, if I were travelling to Venice inthis would be a positive. But as it is, there's something slightly unsettling about reading Morris' detailed accounts of her visits to Venice at the tail-end of the s, when it appeared that A slightly 4/5.

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Venetian Courtesans In the Company of the Courtesan by Sarah Dunant also takes place in 16th century Venice and illustrates the importance of the courtesan in Venetian life.