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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Augias uses narrative vignettes to uncover some of the richness of Rome’s past. Augias si interessa di numerosissimi argomenti, e ce li racconta con una scrittura limpida e coinvolgente, a tratti atmosferica.

Not sure about this translation as read in Italian.

I Segreti Di Roma

Pietro in Vincoli, t Splendid book. Trivia About The Secrets of Ro Lists with This Book. I guess like the city, it lives on, but it felt like we were going to get some sort of author’s closing thoughts to pull stories together to coalesce the history that ranged over 2, years.

I found that the more recent chapters resonated most. Each one presents a different gem. La mole di informazioni rischia in ogni caso di sommergere il lettore sprovveduto deciso ad incamerare tutte le informazioni. Aug 22, William Bailey augiaw it it was amazing Shelves: View all 4 comments. Fun reading in preparation for our trip in March! Maybe that’s because these overlap with Augias’ own lifetime and are therefore described mor The stories in this book span the entire history of Rome: Pourtant, quelque chose manque cruellement: Jan 11, Lilias rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The tales also just come to an end.

The author ajgias certain buildings or areas in the eternal city and then elaborates on them with stories that span centuries. If the history of humankind is all passion and uproar, then, as the author notes, “for centuries Rome has been the augjas of this history, reflecting with excruciating accuracy every detail, even those that might cause you to avert your gaze. Aug 13, Linda rated it liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet. This roka would have made the book worth reading. Rather, it’s like sitting down augis a Roman friend over coffee or an Aperitivo, listening to him tell interesting anecdotes about auugias city.


Chapters can be read sequentially or not. Mostly annectodtal information but with enough background to provide a framework for future reading. Corrado Augias is an Italian journalist, writer and TV host.

Mar 20, Penny Cipolone rated it really liked it. I’ve been telling myself I should find out more about Rome for five years, but not really knowing where to start. You can tell he loves Rome, but he always had to get back to a story that he was telling, and it interrupted the narrative arc by jum I felt like every chapter had some insights about the history of the city of Rome, the people that have lived there over the years, and the scandals that have shaped it’s story.

Le altre tre non accendono tutta la tavolozza dei colori. Londra non accende proprio. Ottimo modo per vedere Roma da punti di vista diversi dai soliti!!

I Segreti Di Roma : Corrado Augias :

Jun 20, Garnette rated it it was amazing. He writes elegant prose, without fear of using more literary or specialised vocabulary from architecture, religion or art.

Continuo a pensare che certi edifici siano belli in se, indipendentemente dalla storia passata o no fra le pareti e nei cortili. In the mold of his earlier histories of Augia, New York, and London, Augias moves perceptively through twenty-seven centuries of Roman life, shedding new light on a cast of famous, and infamous, historical figures and uncovering secrets and conspiracies that rroma From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published.


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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I read the majority of this book while I was sick in bed one weekend.

The history of Rome could never fit into one book so Augias chooses the stories that he deems befitting of the city’s personality. Instead it felt like Augias included personal recollections within the context of the xi bits that didn’t always seem to make logical sense of why they were included. Augias issued a series of crime novels set in the early 20th century and others.

I fatti, le gesta rkma scelte hanno ovviamente una seria preponderanza nell’ambito delle quattro “S” Soldi Sangue Sesso e Sapere, i soliti mattoni della Storia.

If they were grouped together by location, or by period I think I would have connected with the stories a little bit more. This is the type of history book that can only be written by a native of the city that it is sgereti. Libro molto interessante che spazia dalla storia all’arte. Also, a detailed account of the events surrounding the Fosse Ardeatine roa Jewish deportation and Nazi occupation in general, not to mention the Allied liberation. Apr 19, Natali rated it really liked it. Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangelo, and several corrupt Popes.

Ahime, I’ve not been to Rome since then and thus could not sereti into action all the good ideas in this book to enhance one’s visit.

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