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Published: 01 September 2011

256 Pages | 20 b/w photos

5 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199572465

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Rome Tales

Edited by Helen Constantine and Translated by Hugh Shankland

City Tales

  • These twenty tales offer the delight of exploring one of the world's most enchanting cities through a wide variety of individual lives and epochs
  • The majority of tales have been translated into English for the first time
  • Authors include Giovanni Boccaccio, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Ennio Flaiano, and Giacomo Debenedetti
  • Each tale is illustrated by a photo which provides a particular reflection of that story
  • A map of Rome helps readers locate the important sites which feature in the stories

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