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    DescriptionAn evocation of Venice which uses vivid prose, humour and irony to present a personal portrait of an eccentric city.


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    Title
    Venice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jan Morris
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 238 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571168972
    ISBN 10: 0571168973
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.5
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DST
    BIC subject category V2: WTL
    Libri: B-085
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23690
    DC21: 914.53104929
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DST
    Libri: B-760
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    2 maps
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    Faber & Faber Non-Fiction
    Publication date
    07 October 2004
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jan Morris was born in 1926 of a Welsh father and an English mother, and when she is not travelling she lives with her partner Elizabeth Morris in the top left-hand corner of Wales, between the mountains and the sea. Her books include Coronation Everest, Venice, The Pax Britannica Trilogy (Heaven's Command, Pax Britannica, and Farewell the Trumpets), and Conundrum. She is also the author of six books about cities and countries, two autobiographical books, several volumes of collected travel essays and the unclassifiable Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere. A Writer's World, a collection of her travel writing and reportage from over five decades, was published in 2003. Hav, her novel, was published in a new and expanded form in 2006.
    Review text
    Keith Waterhouse said of this classic travel book: 'The magic opening pages, in which the Venetian shoreline comes shimmering into view across the lagoon, are the nearest thing to painting with words I have ever come across in travel writing.' (Kirkus UK)