Italian Neighbors [Audiobook] download free by Tim Parks

Italian Neighbors Audiobook download free by Tim Parks
  • Listen audiobook: Italian Neighbors
  • Author: Tim Parks
  • Release date: 2003/9/25
  • Publisher: GROVE PRESS / ATLANTIC MONTHLY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780802140340
  • Rating: 7.95 of 10
  • Votes: 885
  • Review by: Lennon Reid
  • Review rating: 9.93 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/4
  • Duration: 3H23M3S in 256 kbps (54.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-03
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MOD, MPEG-4 SLS, MP3, FLAC, AAC, MPEG4, WAV, WMA (compression XZ, ZIP, IMG, RAR, LZ)
  • Total pages original book: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 16M10S (4.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In this deliciously seductive account of an Italian neighborhood with a statue of the Virgin at one end of the street, a derelict bottle factory at the other, and a wealth of exotic flora and fauna in between, acclaimed novelist Tim Parks celebrates ten years of living with his wife, Rita, in Verona, Italy. Via Colombre, the main street in a village just outside Verona, offers an exemplary hodgepodge of all that is new and old in the bel paese, a point of collision between invading suburbia and diehard peasant tradition in a sometimes madcap, sometimes romantic always mixed-up world of creeping vines, stuccoed walls, shotguns, security cameras, hypochondria, and expensive sports cars. Tim Parks is anything but a gentleman in Verona. With an Italian-born wife, an Italian made family, and a whole Italian condominium bubbling around him, he collects a gallery full of splendid characters who initiate us into all the foibles and delights of life in provincial Italy. More than a travel book, Italian Neighbors is a sparkling, witty, beautifully observed tale of how the most curious people and places gradually assume the familiarity of home. Italian Neighbors is a rare work that manages to be both a portrait and an invitation for everyone who has ever dreamed about Italy.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, Social & Cultural History, Literary Studies: General, Travel Writing, Guidebooks
  • Download servers: BitShare, Mediafire, Google Drive, Yandex.Disk, FileServe. Compressed in XZ, ZIP, IMG, RAR, LZ
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.85 USD
  • Dimensions: 137.16x210.82x20.32mm
  • Weight: 249.48g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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