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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Not sure about this translation as read in Italian.

Aug 22, William Bailey rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.

Instead it felt like Augias included personal recollections within the context of the historical bits that didn’t always seem segrtei make logical sense of why they were included.

Sep 09, Guy Cranswick rated it liked it. But there is too much to Rome’s nearly year history for a whirlwind tour of a single book.

Mar 20, Penny Cipolone segreri it really liked it. Of course, antiquity, the Renaissance and World War II feature strongly, but stories from lesser known periods were new to me.

Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end uagias. 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.


The tone reminded me of Istanbul by Orhan Pamuk.

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Roma attira amore, ammirazione, paura e rispetto eccetera. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. This setreti a totally enjoyable book; and the better one knows Rome, the more one will enjoy it.

Ahime, I’ve not been to Rome since then and segdeti could not put into action all the good ideas in this book to enhance one’s visit. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. 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 eoma, and infamous, historical figures and uncovering secrets and conspiracies that have From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rpma ever to be published.

Tutti e quattro i libri su Roma, Londra, Parigi e NewYork sono collezione di aneddoti legati in maggiore o minor misura ai luoghi.

Those planning a trip to Rome will get a flavor for this amazing city.

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If they were grouped together by location, or by period I think I would have connected with the stories a little bit more. Perfect background reading for my upcoming trip to Rome. This site uses cookies to provide a better experience. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name.


I found that the more recent chapters resonated most. If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. A activation email has been sent to you. Excellent overview of the Eternal City. Apr 25, Bill Gordon rated it it was amazing.

Want to Read saving…. It like a whirlwind tour covers a large variety of sights but only lingers shortly on each point of interest. I enjoyed this book, but Agias didn’t enjoy all of it enough to really recommend it for someone who wasn’t going to dj making a trip to the city soon. In ogni caso un libro che vale la pena di leggere.

Any visit to Rome cannot but benefit from this book. Devo dire che la prima volta che l’ho letto non mi ha entusiasmato, ma ancora non abitavo a Roma. Fun reading in preparation for our trip in March! I am ready to go back and look for all these places on my own. Books by Corrado Augias. Roma e i akgias lati sconosciuti o meno noti.