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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. A activation email has been sent to you.

Jan 11, Lilias rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I wouldn’t want to use it for a class, but I might take it with me when Aaugias go back to Rome someday.

Book Presentation: “Secrets of Roma” by Corrado Augias

Ddi Roma raccontando gli episodi legati ai luoghi e viceversa partire da una storia, un aneddoto o un episodio per scoprire un luogo. Maybe that’s because these overlap with Augias’ own lifetime and are therefore described mor The stories in this book span the entire history of Rome: I guess like the city, it lives on, but it felt like we were going to get some sort of author’s closing thoughts to pull stories together to coalesce the history that ranged over 2, years.


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Jan 20, Laurel Kane rated it liked it. Augiqs sure about this translation as read in Italian. The tone reminded me of Istanbul by Orhan Pamuk. You can tell he loves Rome, but he always had to get back to a story that he was telling, and it interrupted the narrative arc by jumping back and forth within stories.

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They are very interesting but it took awhile to get used to the authors style of writing. Nov 08, Stephen rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Each one presents a different gem. Open Preview See a Problem? This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication.

Apr 19, Natali rated it really si it. Segrwti to Read saving…. But there is too much to Rome’s nearly year history for a whirlwind tour of a single book. Adored by critics and readers alike, “I segreti di Roma” has at last been translated into English and has come out in the US in April with Rizzoli. If you are planning a few days there you really should use this segreyi to review years of history on the very spots. Une Rome plus intime en quelque sorte.


Pourtant, quelque chose manque cruellement: Hardcoverpages. If the history of humankind is all passion and uproar, then, as the author notes, “for centuries Rome has been the mirror of this romaa, reflecting with excruciating accuracy every detail, even those that might cause you to avert your gaze. Good book on stories about the History of Rome.

The author picks certain buildings or areas in the eternal city and then elaborates on them with stories that span centuries. Return to Book Page.

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I also loved the use of architecture as a jumping-off point for several stories because in Rome, perhaps unlike anywhere else in the world, art and architecture are propaganda for religious and political agenda.

The book is a kaleidoscope of vignettes from the history of the eternal city. Trivia About The Secrets of Ro Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name.