From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing .. Mi aspettavo un qualcosa di simile ad una ‘guida turistica’ ai segreti di Roma. I segreti di Roma – Ebook written by Corrado Augias. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. I Segreti Di Roma by Corrado Augias, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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You can tell he rma Rome, but he always had to get back to a story that he was telling, and it interrupted the narrative arc by jum I felt like every chapter had some insights about the history of the city of Segreto, the people that have lived there over the years, and the scandals that have shaped it’s story. Seggeti helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Pietro in Vincoli, t Splendid book. Scoprire Roma raccontando gli episodi legati ai luoghi e viceversa partire da una storia, un aneddoto o un episodio per scoprire un luogo. With so much of the book focused on the people and places of Rome, I would have liked some illustrations of the buildings, art, and portraits of the people that were at the center of these stories to bring them to life just that little bit extra.

Roma ha tante facce quanti sono i suoi secoli di vita. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. La tecnica narrativa scelta viene spiegata attraverso una citazione che riporto liberamente: The tales also just come to an end.

The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City

From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published. Apr 25, Bill Gordon rated it it was amazing. I also loved the use of architecture as a jumping-off point ddi several stories because in Rome, perhaps unlike anywhere else in the world, art and architecture are propaganda for religious and political agenda.

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Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangelo, and several corrupt Popes.

Augias si interessa di numerosissimi argomenti, e ce li racconta con una scrittura limpida e coinvolgente, a tratti atmosferica. I am ready to go back and look for all these places on my own.

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Le altre tre seyreti accendono tutta la tavolozza dei colori. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The book is a kaleidoscope of vignettes from the history of the eternal city. I read the majority of this book while I was sick in bed one weekend. La mole di informazioni rischia in ogni caso di sommergere il lettore sprovveduto deciso ad incamerare tutte le informazioni.

The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City by Corrado Augias

Rome provides Augias wi I read the majority of this book while I was sick in bed one weekend. It was as though it held more relevance to me since I had read from this book. Even the familiar stories like that of the rise of Caesar had new and different insights that deepened my excitement to revisit the “Eternal City. Roma attira amore, ammirazione, paura e rispetto eccetera.

Roma e i suoi lati sconosciuti o meno noti. The history of Rome could never fit into one book so Augias chooses the stories that he deems befitting of the city’s personality. Non posso che applaudire alla passione che queste parole trasmettono. The book is a little scattered and could use a unifying idea or strand to tie all of it together.

I Segreti Di Roma

This is the very best kind of travel writing, in my opinion. But is nice in pieces just wish it held together better. This is the type of history book that can only be written by a native of the city that it is about. Bellissimo, interessante e ben scritto. A cross between a travelogue, a history and a memoir.


Maybe that’s because these overlap with Augias’ own lifetime and are therefore described more vividly, maybe because I didn’t have as much prior knowledge about Italy under fascism or during and after WWII. Any visit to Rome cannot but benefit from this book. Per ragioni personali ho impiegato quasi un mese a finire questo libro. If the history of humankind is all passion and uproar, then, as the author notes, “for centuries Rome has been the mirror of this history, reflecting with excruciating accuracy every detail, even those that might cause you to avert your gaze.

Sep 17, Peter Mcloughlin rated it really liked it Shelves: Ancient history and 20th century history rest by one another on the streets of Rome, and Augias incorporates events from both and the centuries in between.

The stories highlight various bits of history and later, as I walked through Rome, I could recognize remnants of that history. Apr 19, Natali rated it really liked it. Augiss book on stories about the History of Rome. Pourtant, quelque chose manque roa Excellent overview of the Eternal City. This was a totally enjoyable book; ii the better one knows Rome, the more one will enjoy it.

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 famous, and infamous, historical figures and uncovering secrets and conspiracies that have shaped the city without our ever knowing it.