Morris, Jan Venice

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Venice

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Often hailed as one of the best travel books ever written, Venice is neither a guide nor a history book, but a beautifully written immersion in Venetian life and character, set against the background of the city's past. Analysing the particular temperament of Venetians, as well as its waterways, its architecture, its bridges, its tourists, its curiosities, its smells, sounds, lights and colours, there is scarcely a corner of Venice that Jan Morris has not investigated and brought vividly to life.

Jan Morris first visited the city of Venice as young James Morris, during World War II. As she writes in the introduction, 'it is Venice seen through a particular pair of eyes at a particular moment - young eyes at that, responsive above all to the stimuli of youth.' Venice is an impassioned work on this magnificent but often maddening city.

Jan Morris's collection of travel writing and reportage spans over five decades and includes such titles as Sydney, Coronation Everest, Hong Kong, Spain and Manhattan '45. Since its first publication, Venice has appeared in many editions, won the W.H. Heinemann award and become an international bestseller.

'The best book about Venice ever written' Sunday Times

'No sensible visitor should visit the place without it . . . Venice stands alone as the essential introduction, and as a work of literature in its own right.' Observer

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The classic evocation of Venice, acclaimed as one of the finest books ever written about the city.

'Entertaining, ironical, witty, high spirited and appreciative . . . Both melancholy and gay and worldly, I think of it now as among the best books on Venice; indeed as the best modern book about a city that I have ever read.' Geoffrey Grigson

'One of the most diverse and diverting books ever written about Venice . . . A taut and personal report, wholly absorbing, quickened by vivid prose and astringent humour.' Sunday Times

'For those of whom Venice is a memory, a treat in store, or even a dream, the broad canvas of this book covering a thousand years in the life of one of the most complex, original, and active communities the world has ever seen, is a work of lasting interest.' Guardian

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Descripción FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Main. 196 x 126 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Often hailed as one of the best travel books ever written, Venice is neither a guide nor a history book, but a beautifully written immersion in Venetian life and character, set against the background of the city s past. Analysing the particular temperament of Venetians, as well as its waterways, its architecture, its bridges, its tourists, its curiosities, its smells, sounds, lights and colours, there is scarcely a corner of Venice that Jan Morris has not investigated and brought vividly to life. Jan Morris first visited the city of Venice as young James Morris, during World War II. As she writes in the introduction, it is Venice seen through a particular pair of eyes at a particular moment - young eyes at that, responsive above all to the stimuli of youth. Venice is an impassioned work on this magnificent but often maddening city. Jan Morris s collection of travel writing and reportage spans over five decades and includes such titles as Sydney, Coronation Everest, Hong Kong, Spain and Manhattan 45. Since its first publication, Venice has appeared in many editions, won the W.H. Heinemann award and become an international bestseller. The best book about Venice ever written. (Sunday Times). No sensible visitor should visit the place without it.Venice stands alone as the essential introduction, and as a work of literature in its own right. (Observer). Nº de ref. de la librería AA99780571168972

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Descripción FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Main. 196 x 126 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Often hailed as one of the best travel books ever written, Venice is neither a guide nor a history book, but a beautifully written immersion in Venetian life and character, set against the background of the city s past. Analysing the particular temperament of Venetians, as well as its waterways, its architecture, its bridges, its tourists, its curiosities, its smells, sounds, lights and colours, there is scarcely a corner of Venice that Jan Morris has not investigated and brought vividly to life. Jan Morris first visited the city of Venice as young James Morris, during World War II. As she writes in the introduction, it is Venice seen through a particular pair of eyes at a particular moment - young eyes at that, responsive above all to the stimuli of youth. Venice is an impassioned work on this magnificent but often maddening city. Jan Morris s collection of travel writing and reportage spans over five decades and includes such titles as Sydney, Coronation Everest, Hong Kong, Spain and Manhattan 45. Since its first publication, Venice has appeared in many editions, won the W.H. Heinemann award and become an international bestseller. The best book about Venice ever written. (Sunday Times). No sensible visitor should visit the place without it.Venice stands alone as the essential introduction, and as a work of literature in its own right. (Observer). Nº de ref. de la librería AA99780571168972

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Descripción Faber and Faber, 1998. Estado de conservación: New. 1998. 3rd Edition. Paperback. An impassioned work on the magnificent but often maddening city called Venice. This book analyses the particular temperament of Venetians, as well as its waterways, its architecture, its bridges, its tourists, its curiosities, its smells, sounds, lights and colours. Num Pages: 336 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1DST; HBTB; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 197 x 128 x 22. Weight in Grams: 226. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780571168972

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Descripción Faber and Faber. Estado de conservación: New. 1998. 3rd Edition. Paperback. An impassioned work on the magnificent but often maddening city called Venice. This book analyses the particular temperament of Venetians, as well as its waterways, its architecture, its bridges, its tourists, its curiosities, its smells, sounds, lights and colours. Num Pages: 336 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1DST; HBTB; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 197 x 128 x 22. Weight in Grams: 226. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780571168972

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Descripción Faber & Faber. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Venice (Main), Jan Morris, Often hailed as one of the best travel books ever written, Venice is neither a guide nor a history book, but a beautifully written immersion in Venetian life and character, set against the background of the city's past. Analysing the particular temperament of Venetians, as well as its waterways, its architecture, its bridges, its tourists, its curiosities, its smells, sounds, lights and colours, there is scarcely a corner of Venice that Jan Morris has not investigated and brought vividly to life. Jan Morris first visited the city of Venice as young James Morris, during World War II. As she writes in the introduction, 'it is Venice seen through a particular pair of eyes at a particular moment - young eyes at that, responsive above all to the stimuli of youth.' Venice is an impassioned work on this magnificent but often maddening city. Jan Morris's collection of travel writing and reportage spans over five decades and includes such titles as Sydney, Coronation Everest, Hong Kong, Spain and Manhattan '45. Since its first publication, Venice has appeared in many editions, won the W.H. Heinemann award and become an international bestseller. "The best book about Venice ever written." (Sunday Times). "No sensible visitor should visit the place without it.Venice stands alone as the essential introduction, and as a work of literature in its own right." (Observer). Nº de ref. de la librería B9780571168972

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