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Rome provides Augias wi I read the majority of this book while I was sick in bed one weekend. Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangel This is the type of history book that can only be written by a native of the city that it is about.
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. The tales also just come to an end.
It is a book about Rome, written with soul and introspection. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself.
Adored by critics and readers alike, “I segreti di Roma” has at last been translated into English and has come out in the US in April with Rizzoli. In ogni caso un libro che vale la pena di leggere.
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Transparency Transparent administration Maeci – esteri. 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. Augias pictures a city built on passions, village and metropolis at once where all human experience finds its place.
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A cross between a travelogue, a history and a memoir. Augias is a masterful storyteller, who doesn’t shy back from instilling moral judgement between the lines.
Mi aspettavo un qualcosa di simile ad una ‘guida turistica’ ai segreti di Roma. Ancient history and 20th century history rest by one another on the streets of Rome, and Augias incorporates events from both and the centuries in between.
Per ragioni personali ho impiegato quasi un mese a finire questo libro. Mostly annectodtal information but with enough background to provide a framework for future reading.
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I wouldn’t want to use it for a class, but I might take it with me when I go back to Rome someday. Pietro in Vincoli, t Splendid book. Perfect augiae reading for my upcoming trip to Rome. To ask other readers questions about The Secrets of Romeplease sign up. 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.
Persistent cookies are esgreti on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Not sure about this translation as read foma Italian. Roma ha tante facce quanti sono i suoi secoli di vita.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Pourtant, quelque chose manque cruellement: I guess like the city, it lives on, but it felt like we were going to get some sort of author’s closing thoughts to pull stories together to coalesce the history that ranged over 2, years.
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