From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing .. Mi aspettavo un qualcosa di simile ad una ‘guida turistica’ ai segreti di Roma. I segreti di Roma – Ebook written by Corrado Augias. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. I Segreti Di Roma by Corrado Augias, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Roma ha tante facce quanti sono i suoi secoli di vita. This was a totally enjoyable book; and the better one knows Rome, the more one will enjoy it.

Mar 23, Colin rated it liked it Shelves: Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangelo, and several corrupt Popes. Augias uses narrative vignettes to uncover some of the richness of Rome’s past. Le altre tre non accendono tutta la tavolozza dei colori. I borrowed this one from Borders, and I may yet buy it at some point. Devo dire che la prima volta che l’ho letto non mi ha entusiasmato, ma ancora non abitavo a Roma.

Also, a detailed account of the events surrounding the Fosse Ardeatine and Jewish deportation and Nazi occupation in general, not to mention the Allied liberation. The book also reveals how Silvio Berlusconi managed roms acquire his fabulous estate in Arcore spoiler: Mostly annectodtal information but with enough background to provide a framework for future reading.

Nonostante un altro citato chiamato in forza abbia definito il Tevere e limitrofe un rio giallastro case ecc muri ecc. It like a whirlwind tour covers a large variety of sights but only lingers shortly on each point of roam.


La tecnica narrativa scelta viene spiegata du una citazione che riporto liberamente: But is nice in pieces just wish it held together better. His other works include several essays about peculiar features of the world’s most important cities: The tales also just come to an end. Sereti 08, Stephen rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 11, Lilias rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: If you are planning a few days there sugias really should use this book to review years of history on the very spots.

Pietro in Vincoli, the Jewish Ghetto, the non-Catholic Cemetary in Ostiense, Ostia Antica, the Via Sacra, not to mention some Church history which will be interesting to anyone like myself who’s never studied it. Instead it felt like Augias included personal recollections within the context of the historical bits that didn’t always seem to make logical sense of why they were included. Tutti e quattro i libri su Roma, Londra, Roam e NewYork sono collezione di aneddoti legati in maggiore o minor misura ai luoghi.

I Segreti Di Roma : Corrado Augias :

But there is too much to Rome’s nearly year history for a whirlwind tour of a single book. Fun reading in preparation for our trip in March!

I fatti, le gesta prevalentemente scelte hanno ovviamente una seria preponderanza nell’ambito delle quattro “S” Soldi Sangue Sesso e Sapere, i soliti mattoni della Rma. Roma raccontata con grande maestria, come sempre lui sa fare.

Augias is a masterful storyteller, who doesn’t shy back from instilling moral judgement between the lines. He writes elegant prose, without fear of using more literary or specialised vocabulary from architecture, religion or art. Maybe that’s because these overlap with Augias’ own lifetime and are therefore described more vividly, maybe because I didn’t have as much prior knowledge about Italy under fascism or during and after WWII.


Chapters can be read sequentially or not. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I’ve been telling myself I should find out more about Rome for five years, but not really knowing where to start.

I really loved zegreti book, primarily because it exactly suited my needs at the time. He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the city that way either; I really loved esgreti book, primarily because it exactly suited my needs at the time. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Not sure about this translation as read in Italian.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The whole thing suffered that way to by jumping from the days of the Caesars to Cinecitta to Caravaggio.