Venice Recommends




Paolo Barbaro Venice
Revealed: An Intimate Portrait

Giacomo Casanova The History of My Life

Susanna Clarke Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

Arturo Colamussi Islands of the Venetian Lagoon, an Aerial Guide

Robert Dessaix Night letters

Mary Hoffman Stravaganza, City of Masks

Deborah Howard Venice and the East

Deborah Howard The Architectural History of Venice

William Dean Howells Venetian Life

Mary Laven Virgins of Venice, Enclosed Lives and Broken Vows in the Renaissance Convent

Mary McCarthy Venice Observed

Pompeo Molmenti Venice, its individual growth from the earliest beginnings to the fall of the Republic

Jan Morris Venice

John Julius Norwich Paradise of Cities

Mrs Oliphant The Makers of Venice

Juan Manuel de Prada The Tempest

Tiziano Scarpa Venice is a Fish and Stabat Mater

Marcus Sedgewick The Kiss of Death

Giuseppe Tassini Curiosità Veneziane

Barry Unsworth The Stone Virgin

Jeanette Winterson The Passion



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