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THE ICKABOG
J.K. Rowling
1299

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Venice
Michelle Lovric

Classification : Travel & Adventure
Pub Date : Apr 12, 2003
Imprint : Little, Brown
Page Extent : 224
Binding : HB
ISBN : 9780316860635
Price : 999

About the book
Elusive and fantastical, Venice is a many-layered confection of history. The writers here have captured what is most important to them in pieces ranging from the city's foundation up to the present time. The voices, entirely diverse, are both international and native: here we meet Hans Christian Andersen, Paolo Barbaro, Bernard Berenson, Mary Braddon, Casanova, Chekov, Thomas Coryate, Gabriele D'Annunzio, John Evelyn, Hans Habe, Hermann Melville, Claude Monet, Margaret Oliphant, Ezra Pound, Rainer Maria Rilke, Francesco Sansovino, Frances Trollope and Elio Zorzi.

Variously a City of the Soul, The Watery City, The Merchant City, City Afloat, City at Play, The Cruel City, City of Courtesans, City of Arts, City of Flavours, The Haunted City and City of the Future, Venice is captured here in all her moods.
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Michelle Lovric writes novels for children and for adults, and combines her fiction work with editing, designing and producing literary anthologies including her own translations of Latin and Itali...(+)

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