The World of Venice: Revised Edition (Paperback)

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A fascinating exploration of the history, sights, seasons, arts, food, and people of an incomparable city. “A highly intelligent portrait of an eccentric city, written in powerful prose and enlivened by many curious mosaics of information...a beautiful book to read and to possess” (The Observer). New Foreword by the Author. Index.

About the Author


Jan Morris (1926 - 2020) served as an intelligence officer with the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, studied at Oxford University, and was a reporter for the Times and the Guardian before launching into a successful career as a novelist, history author, and travel writer. Her books include Last Letters from Hav, Fifty Years of Europe, Conundrum, Hong Kong, Oxford, The World of Venice, and Farewell the Trumpets.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780156983563
ISBN-10: 0156983567
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: May 12th, 1995
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Harvest Book