Paradise of Cities: Venice in the 19th Century

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The greatest living chronicler of Venetian history brings to life the city's magical charm in a beautifully illustrated and captivating book. John Julius Norwich, the author of the acclaimed "A History of Venice," traces the transformation of Venice from a proud independent state into a dazzling dreamscape that attracted artists, writers, and composers from around the world. In a strikingly effective departure from straight narrative history, he tells the story of Venice through the experiences and reactions of such famous ...

Paradise of Cities: Venice in the 19th Century 2003, Doubleday Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385509046

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