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Blue Guide Literary Companion to Venice

Blue Guide Literary Companion to Venice

Blue Guides

ISBN: 978-1-905-13132-7

*Norton agency titles

96 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Description

This entertaining anthology of excerpts from letters, diaries, novels, plays, and poetry written in or about Venice was handpicked by the Blue Guides editorial board. Each entry is prefaced by brief biographical and contextual notes, making for ideal browsing while on vacation, preparatory reading before a visit, or simple entertainment for lovers of Venice and literature.

The fifty literary figures covered include Lord Byron, Casanova, Dickens, Goethe, Henry James, Thomas Mann, and Mark Twain.