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Thin Paths

Thin Paths

Author(s): Julia Blackburn

Location(s): Liguria

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): 1990s onwards



The writer went to live in a small village in Liguria and this is the tail of her experiences amongst ‘mezzadri’ – ‘half people’. She writes about her walks around the villages whose inhabitants left long ago and only a few villagers and shepherds are now still living in this remote area.

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“Julia Blackburn is the sort of writer who can turn her hand to anything, whether it is novels, travel books, or family memoirs.” –Condé Nast Traveller

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