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Italian Ways: On and off the Rails from Milan to Palermo

English · Paperback

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All Italy is here' Sunday TimesFrom the bestselling author of Italian Neighbours, An Italian Education and A Season with VeronaLonglisted for the Dolman Travel Book AwardIn 1981 Tim Parks moved from England to Italy and spent the next thirty years alongside hundreds of thousands of Italians on his adopted country's vast, various and ever-changing networks of trains.Through memorable encounters with ordinary Italians - conductors and ticket collectors, priests and prostitutes, scholars and lovers, gypsies and immigrants - Tim Parks captures what makes Italian life distinctive. He explores how trains helped build Italy and how the railways reflect Italians' sense of themselves from Garibaldi to Mussolini to Berlusconi and beyond.

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Authors Tim Parks
Publisher Vintage UK
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 30.06.2014
EAN 9780099584254
ISBN 978-0-09-958425-4
No. of pages 288
Dimensions 129 mm x 198 mm x 18 mm
Subjects Travel > Travelogues, traveller's tales > Europe

Reiseberichte, Reiseerinnerungen (div.), Italien : Berichte, Erinnerungen, Essay, Italien, Reiseberichte, Reiseliteratur, Züge und Eisenbahnen: Sachbuch, LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays, Englische Bücher / Reise / Europa, Italien / Reisebeschreibung

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