Synopses & Reviews
This collection of the best literature on life and travel in Italy is completely revised and updated, and features articles from authors that include Tim Parks, Patricia Hampl, Mary Taylor Simeti, and others. Illustrations. Maps.
This newly designed collection of adventures in Italy takes the reader to a land of magical extremes of ancient verities and modern vitality. Sculptors, olive harvesters, art historians, and cooks people these tales, and their stories are as evocative as opera. The book simmers with romance, culture and the best food on earth. Authors include Tim Parks, Patricia Hampl, Mary Taylor Simeti, Luigi Barzini, Gary Paul Nabhan, and many others. Travel writing at its glorious best.” Chicago Tribune