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  • A Time in Rome Penguin Travel Library
  • Elizabeth Bowen
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  • 20 May 2019
  • 9780140095845

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A Time in Rome Penguin Travel Library Characters å 7 Mans' dining posture and the Roman temperament She evokes the city's moods by day when it is characterised by golden sunlight and at night when the blaze of the moon 'annihilates history'. A wonderful blend of history travel writing and biography all blended into one To me it brought my favourite city in the world to life perfectly

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A Time in Rome Penguin Travel Library Characters å 7 Assical sites conjuring from the ruins visions of former inhabitants and their often bloody activities and speculates about the immense noise of ancient Rome the problems caused by the Ro. Not my cup of tea dear This one is away from my usual reading genre but was a last minute grab off the local library shelf for holiday reading Relevant only as my holiday destination was RomaElizabeth Bowen s A Time in Rome is a travelogue of the eternal city where the author spent some considerable time in 1958 Her book was published in 1959Bowen was of AngloIrish descent who wrote novels from the 1920 s through to the late 1960 s The writing is very dated now with it s terribly terribly upper class clipped BBC style that one doesn t hear much today darling However the subject matter is still uite alive I read this during my journey to Rome and did gain some ideas of places to visit what is the book is certainly written with intimate detail and provides a personal portrait of the city that is not attainable from contemporary travel guides

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