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I segerti 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 segrrti conspiracies that have From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published.
Of course, antiquity, the Renaissance and World War II feature strongly, but stories from lesser known periods were new to me. Mar 23, Colin rated it liked it Shelves: The author picks certain buildings or areas in the eternal city and then elaborates on them with stories that span auguas.
He is an atheist. Ancient history do 20th century history rest by one another on the streets of Rome, and Augias incorporates events from both and the centuries in between. Trivia About The Secrets of Ro The Secrets of Rome: Augius is an expert on almost every subject that interests me.
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With so much of the book focused on the people and places of Rome, I would have liked some illustrations of the buildings, art, and portraits of the people that were at the center of these stories to bring them to life just that little bit extra. Aug 13, Linda rated it liked it. Roma attira amore, ammirazione, paura e rispetto eccetera. Une Rome plus intime en quelque sorte.
La tecnica narrativa l viene spiegata attraverso una citazione che riporto liberamente: It is xi reading a gossip book about historical figures. This is the very best kind of travel writing, in my opinion.
This is the type of history book that can only be written by a native of the city that it is about. 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.
I Segreti Di Roma
In ogni caso un libro che vale la pena di leggere. The history of Rome could never fit into one book so Augias chooses the stories that he deems befitting of the city’s personality. If they were grouped together by location, or by period I think I would have connected with the stories a little bit more.
La mole di informazioni rischia in ogni caso di sommergere il lettore sprovveduto deciso ad incamerare tutte le informazioni. Continuo a pensare che certi edifici siano belli in se, indipendentemente dalla storia passata o no fra le pareti e nei cortili. Books by Corrado Augiias. This alone would have made the book worth reading.
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Refresh and try again. Not sure about this translation as read in Italian. Tutti e quattro i libri su Roma, Londra, Parigi e NewYork sono collezione di aneddoti legati in maggiore o minor misura ai luoghi.
Hardcoverpages. Bellissimo, interessante e ben scritto. May 19, Iniville rated it it was amazing Auias 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.
Londra non accende proprio. But is nice in pieces just wish it held together better. The book is a kaleidoscope of vignettes from the history of the eternal city.
Aug 22, William Bailey rated it it was amazing Shelves: This was a totally enjoyable book; and the better one knows Rome, the more one will enjoy it. If the history of humankind is all passion and uproar, then, as the author notes, “for centuries Rome has been the mirror of this history, reflecting with excruciating accuracy every detail, even those that might cause you to avert your gaze.
Mi ha dato spunti su nuovi luoghi da visitare. 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: 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.
Mi aspettavo un qualcosa di simile ad una ‘guida turistica’ ai segreti ssegreti Roma. Augias is prolific and this is good but his biography of Modigliani is better. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Open Preview See a Problem?
The whole thing suffered that way to doma jumping from the days of the Caesars to Cinecitta to Caravaggio.
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From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Return to Book Page. 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 jum 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.
I wouldn’t want to use it for a class, but I might take it with me when I go back to Rome someday.