Nora Manin decides to leave her fractured life in London to start again in Venice – and there begins to unravel the story of her ancestor, Corradino Manin, an artist of glass that the famous island of Murano ever produced. This book is a combination of mystery, historical intrigue and love.
The new edition of Salley Vicker’s sensational debut novel. ‘Miss Garnet’s Angel’ is a voyage of discovery; a novel about Venice but also the rich story of the explosive possibilities of change in all of us at any time.
Presents the story of the life of Venice. This book explores Venice’s remarkable history, from the 5th century when the first settlers retreated to the safety of the lagoon and began to create their homes on its tiny islands, through its glorious years as a successful maritime nation, adept at trade, to the fragile city of the 21st century.
A guide to Venice; covering the key sights, hotels, restaurants, shops and bars you need to know about. Slim, stylish and utterly pocketable, it comes with a full-colour pull-out map to help you find your way around. It also includes itineraries and a Best of Venice section picking out the highlights you won’t want to miss.
An evocation of Venice which uses vivid prose, humour and irony to present a personal portrait of an eccentric city.
Leads you to the best attractions of Venice. With comprehensive area-by-area information, dividing Venice into its six districts, this guide recommends the best hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and cultural attractions within this beautiful city. It includes a Survival Guide and Phrase Book, along with tips on getting around.