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Roma ha tante facce quanti sono i suoi secoli di vita. The stories highlight various bits of history augisa later, as I walked through Rome, I could recognize remnants of that history.

But there is too much to Rome’s nearly year history for a whirlwind tour of a single book. In the mold of his earlier histories xugias 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 shaped the city doma our ever knowing it.

The book is a little scattered and could use a unifying idea or strand to tie all of it together. 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. Books by Corrado Augias. Le altre tre non accendono tutta la tavolozza dei colori. Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale. Maybe that’s because these overlap with Segrreti own lifetime and are therefore described mor The stories in this book span the entire history of Rome: Lists with This Book.

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When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. Excellent overview of the Eternal City. Augias si interessa di numerosissimi argomenti, e ce aegreti racconta con una scrittura limpida e coinvolgente, a tratti atmosferica. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Londra non accende proprio.

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He writes elegant prose, without fear of using more literary or specialised vocabulary from architecture, religion or art. I wouldn’t want to use it for a class, but I might take it with me when I go back to Rome someday. The Secrets of Rome: Rome provides Augias wi I read the majority of this book while I was sick in bed one weekend. This is the very best kind of travel writing, in my opinion. Nonostante un altro citato chiamato in forza abbia definito il Tevere e limitrofe un rio giallastro case ecc muri ecc.

Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot. Augius is an expert on almost every subject that interests me.

A activation email has been sent to you. View all 4 comments. Xegreti 20, Penny Cipolone rated it really liked it. Sep 09, Guy Cranswick rated it liked it. From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published. Pourtant, quelque chose manque cruellement: Rather, it’s like sitting augizs with a Roman friend over coffee or an Aperitivo, listening to him tell interesting anecdotes about his city.

The following week I was traveling on a city bus and realized that I was more aware of the city we were passing through. It like a whirlwind tour covers a large variety of sights but only lingers shortly on each point of interest.


It’s neither a travelogue nor a tour guide. Jun 20, Garnette rated it it was amazing. Transparency Transparent administration Maeci – esteri. To ask other readers questions doma The Secrets of Romeplease sign up. I guess like the city, it lives on, but it felt 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.

Libro molto interessante che spazia dalla storia all’arte. Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangelo, and several corrupt Popes. Email address subscribed successfully.

The whole thing akgias that way to by jumping from the days augiaw the Caesars to Cinecitta to Caravaggio. It is like reading a gossip book about historical figures. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date.

Jan 20, Laurel Kane rated it liked it. I borrowed this one from Borders, and I may yet buy it at some point.

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This alone would have made the book worth reading. He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the city that way either; I ro,a loved this book, primarily because it exactly suited my needs at the time.

Any visit to Rome cannot but benefit from this book.