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He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the city that way either; I really loved this book, primarily because it exactly suited my needs at the time.
Book Presentation: “Secrets of Roma” by Corrado Augias
Maybe that’s because these overlap with Augias’ own lifetime and are therefore described mor The stories in this book span the entire history of Rome: 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.
He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the city that way either; Renaissance palaces are built on top of ancient ruins, medieval churches emerge from the skeletons of pagan temples. Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangelo, and several corrupt Popes. Nov 08, Stephen rated it really liked it Shelves: Augias issued a series of crime novels set in the early 20th century and others.
The book is a kaleidoscope of vignettes from the history of the eternal city. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Book Presentation: “Secrets of Roma” by Corrado Augias
I wouldn’t want to use it for a class, but I might take it with me when I go back to Rome segrtei. I fatti, le gesta prevalentemente scelte hanno ovviamente una seria preponderanza nell’ambito delle quattro “S” Soldi Sangue Sesso e Sapere, i soliti mattoni della Storia. A dizzying array of characters emerges—famous names from history as well as little-known figures from everyday life—as Augias reveals the mysteries and treacherous silences that have shaped the city in ways we can only begin to suspect.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In ogni caso un libro che vale la pena di leggere. It provides a complete itenerary to Caravaggio’s churches, Michelangelo’s Moses in S.
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The history of Rome could never fit into one book so Augias chooses orma stories that he deems befitting of the city’s personality. Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. You can tell he loves Rome, but he always had to get back to a story that he was telling, and it interrupted the narrative arc by jumping back and forth within stories.
Subscribe to rma newsletter Some error text Name. Rome provides Augias with some very interesting stories, and he is an excellent storyteller and writes in an inviting manner that makes his enthusiasm for his expertise evident. It was as though it held more relevance to me since I segretii read from this book.
La tecnica narrativa scelta viene spiegata attraverso una citazione che riporto liberamente: Fun reading in preparation for our trip in March! If they were grouped together by location, or by period I think I would have connected with the stories a little bit more.
He is an atheist. The Istituto is pleased to invite you to the book presentation “The Secrets of Rome” by Italian journalist and television personality Corrado Augias. In the mold of his earlier histories of 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 without our ever knowing it.
Augias pictures a city built on passions, village and metropolis at once where all human experience finds its place. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. Augias si interessa di numerosissimi argomenti, e ce li racconta con una scrittura limpida e coinvolgente, a tratti atmosferica.
Ahime, I’ve not been to Rome since then and thus could not put into action all the good ideas in this book to enhance one’s visit. His other works include several essays about peculiar features of the world’s most important cities: Sep 17, Peter Mcloughlin rated it really liked it Shelves: He writes elegant prose, without fear of using more literary or specialised vocabulary from architecture, religion or art.
Mar 23, Colin rated it liked it Shelves: I really loved this book, primarily because it exactly suited my needs at the time. Open Preview See a Problem? The Secrets of Rome: Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In the mold of his earlier histories of 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 From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published.