A History of Venice

A History of Venice

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John Julius Norwich's dazzling history of Venice from its origins to its eighteenth century fall.'Lord Norwich has loved and understood Venice as well as any other Englishman has ever done. He has put readers of his generation more in his debt than any other English writer' Peter Levi, The Sunday Times.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • 124 x 196 x 44mm | 498.95g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 32 b&w illustrations
  • 0141013834
  • 9780141013831
  • 166,051

About John Julius Norwich

John Julius Norwich was born in 1929.He has written many books, including a three-volume history of the Byzantium Empire.John Julius Norwich lives in London, W9.show more

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'Lord Norwich has loved and understood Venice as well as any other Englishman has ever done. He has put readers of his generation more in his debt than any other English writer' Peter Levi, The Sunday Times.show more

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