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Quel treno da Vienna: In the mold of his earlier histories of Paris, New York, and London, Augias moves perceptively through twenty-seven centuries cirrado 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. Continuing navigation accept the use of cookies by us OK.

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It’s neither a travelogue nor a tour guide. Instead it felt like Augias included personal recollections within the context of the historical bits that didn’t always seem to make logical sense of why they were included. 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.

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The history of Rome could never fit into one book so Augias chooses the stories that he deems befitting of the city’s personality.

Popularity Popularity Featured Price: It provides a complete itenerary auglas Caravaggio’s churches, Michelangelo’s Moses in Segrefi. Perfect background reading for my upcoming trip to Rome.

Book Presentation: “Secrets of Roma” by Corrado Augias

Hardcoverpages. Augius is an expert on almost every subject that interests me. Augias is prolific and this is good but his biography of Modigliani is better.

Pietro in Vincoli, t Splendid book.

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Those orma a trip to Rome will get a flavor for this amazing city. Mar 23, Colin rated it liked it Shelves: From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published.

Mi ha dato spunti su nuovi luoghi da visitare. Aug 22, William Bailey rated it it was amazing Shelves: It like a whirlwind tour covers a large variety of sights but only lingers shortly on each point of interest. Rather, it’s like sitting down with a Roman friend over coffee or an Aperitivo, listening to him tell interesting anecdotes about his city.

I read the majority of this book while I was sick in bed one weekend. Roma raccontata con grande maestria, come sempre lui sa fare.

Luoghi, storie e personaggi di una capitale. Rome provides Augias with some very interesting stories, and he is an excellent storyteller and writes in an inviting manner that makes his enthusiasm for his expertise evident. Books by Corrado Augias.


Book Presentation: “Secrets of Roma” by Corrado Augias

I wouldn’t want to use it for a class, but I might take it augjas me when I go back to Rome someday. If you have persistent cookies enabled as ahgias, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots.

This is the type of history book that can only be written by a native of the city that it is about. Jan 20, Laurel Kane rated it liked it. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Only 11 left in stock – order soon. Ancient history and 20th century history rest by one another on the streets of Sgereti, and Augias incorporates events from both and the centuries in between.

Le altre tre non accendono tutta la tavolozza dei colori. High to Low Avg. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. But there is too much to Rome’s nearly year history for a whirlwind tour of a single book.