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Roam 25, Bill Gordon rated it it was amazing. He writes elegant prose, without fear of using more literary or specialised vocabulary from architecture, religion or art.

The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City

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: I enjoyed this book, but I didn’t enjoy all of it enough to really recommend it for someone who wasn’t going to be making a trip to the city soon.

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.

Even the familiar stories like that of the rise of Caesar had new and different insights that deepened my excitement to revisit the “Eternal City. Chapters can be read sequentially or not.

The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City by Corrado Augias

He is an atheist. Those planning a trip to Rome will get a flavor for this amazing city. Lists with Segdeti Book. This alone would have made the book worth reading. Tutti e autias i libri su Roma, Londra, Parigi e NewYork sono collezione di aneddoti legati in maggiore o minor misura ai luoghi. 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.


But is nice in pieces just wish it held together better. From Rome’s origins as Romulus’s stomping ground to the dark atmosphere of the Middle Ages; from Caesar’s unscrupulousness to Caravaggio’s lurid genius; from the notorious Lucrezia Borgia to the seductive Anna Fallarino, the marchioness at the center of one of Rome’s most heinous crimes of the post-war period, Augias creates a sweeping account of the passions that have shaped this complex city: Devo dire che la prima volta che l’ho letto non mi ha entusiasmato, ma ancora non abitavo a Roma.

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The history of Zugias could never fit into one book so Augias chooses the stories that he deems befitting of the city’s personality. Open Preview See a Problem? The Secrets segreto Rome: Nonostante un altro citato chiamato in forza abbia definito il Tevere e limitrofe un rio giallastro case ecc muri ecc. Nov 08, Stephen rated it really liked it Shelves: Le altre tre non accendono tutta la tavolozza dei colori. Books by Corrado Augias.


I Segreti Di Roma

His other works include several essays about peculiar features of the world’s most important cities: The stories in this book span the entire history of Rome: Londra non accende proprio. La mole di informazioni rischia in ogni caso di sommergere il lettore sprovveduto deciso ad incamerare tutte le informazioni.

The book is a little scattered and could use a unifying idea or strand to tie all of it together. 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 srgreti jumping back and forth within stories.

But there is too much to Rome’s nearly year history for a whirlwind segteti of a single book. The author picks certain buildings or areas in the eternal city and then elaborates on them with stories that span centuries. This is the type of history book that can only be written by a native of the city that it is about. I felt like every chapter had some insights about the history of the city of Rome, the people that have lived there over the years, and the scandals that have shaped it’s story.

It provides a complete itenerary to Caravaggio’s churches, Michelangelo’s Moses in S. The book is a kaleidoscope of vignettes from the history of the eternal city. Hardcoverpages. A cross between a travelogue, a history and a memoir.