Venice

Jan Morris
AUD $24.99
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An evocation of Venice which uses vivid prose, humour and irony to present a personal portrait of an eccentric city.

The classic evocation of Venice, acclaimed as one of the finest books ever written about the city.

Author bio:

Jan Morris was born in Somerset in 1926 and received her B.A. in 1951 and her M.A. in 1961, both from Christ Church, Oxford. Dubbed the 'Flaubert of the jet age' by Alistair Cooke, and 'perhaps the best descriptive writer of our time' by Rebecca West, Jan Morris has written studies of Venice, Oxford, Manhattan, Sydney, Hong Kong, Spain and Wales. She is the author of the Pax Britanica trilogy about the British Empire, two autobiographical books, six volumes of collected travel essays and a novel.

Category: Travel writing
ISBN: 9780571168972
Edition No: 3
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: July 2005
Page Extent: 336
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Travel writing