In this deliciously seductive account of an Italian neighborhood with a statue of the Virgin at one end of the street, a derelict bottle factory at the other, and a wealth of exotic flora and fauna in between, acclaimed novelist Tim Parks celebrates ten years of living with his wife, Rita, in Verona, Italy. More than a travel book, Italian Neighbors is a sparkling, witty, beautifully observed tale of how the most curious people and places gradually assume the familiarity of home. Selected as a New York Times Notable Book of ...

Italian Neighbors 2018, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802115317


Italian Neighbors 2003, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802140340

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