Italian Ways On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo

An Italian travelogue describes the trains that traverse the country, from the architecture of old train stations to the new high-speed railways, and portrays the author's memorable encounters along the way.

Italian Ways  On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo

Italian Ways On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo

An Italian travelogue describes the trains that traverse the country, from the architecture of old train stations to the new high-speed railways, and portrays the author's memorable encounters along the way.

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Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo
Language: un
Pages: 288
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-05 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

An Italian travelogue describes the trains that traverse the country, from the architecture of old train stations to the new high-speed railways, and portrays the author's memorable encounters along the way.
Hell and Back
Language: un
Pages: 360
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-07 - Publisher: Skyhorse

In this brilliant collection of essays, Tim Parks, a celebrated novelist and master of the essay form, offers a wide range of wonderfully challenging and always provocative reflections on literature and the art of writing. Parks turns his attention to classic authors such as Dante, Leopardi, Borges, Beckett, and Christina
Juggling the Stars
Language: un
Pages: 999
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-08 - Publisher: Skyhorse

Morris Duckworth teaches English to the pampered rich of Verona and is not pleased. Living a meager existence in a squalid apartment, he regards his privileged students with envy and disdain, first wreaking revenge by petty theft and then, like all good criminals, graduating to grander larceny. When one of
Painting Death
Language: un
Pages: 352
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Morris Duckworth has a dark past. Having married and murdered his way into a wealthy Italian family, he has become a respected member of Veronese business life. But it’s not enough. Never satisfied with being anything short of the best, he comes up with a plan to put on the
A Season with Verona
Language: un
Pages: 464
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-13 - Publisher: Arcade

Is Italy a united country, or a loose affiliation of warring states? Is Italian football (which we Americans know as “soccer”) a sport, or an ill-disguised protraction of ancient enmities? After twenty years in the bel paese, Tim Parks goes on the road to follow the fortunes of his hometown

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