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Dream of Venice

Dream of Venice

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Nonfiction, Photography

Era(s): 21st Century

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The mysterious allure of the ancient floating city of Venice is captured in this book of evocative photography and beguiling words of a diverse group of contemporary Venetophiles. The luminous photographs, in both color and black and white, compliment...

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Dream of Venice in Black and White

Dream of Venice in Black and White

Author(s): JoAnn Locktov (Editor), Tiziano Scarpa

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Nonfiction, Photography

Era(s): Contemporary

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Dream of Venice in Black and White reveals Venice as a narrative in chiaroscuro. Over 50 photographers have documented the city to create a visual legacy of elegant realism in light and shadow. The acclaimed Italian author Tiziano Scarpa...

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Falling in Love

Falling in Love

Author(s): Donna Leon

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): Modern

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In Death at La Fenice, Donna Leon’s first novel in the Commissario Brunetti series, readers were introduced to the glamorous and cut-throat world of opera and to one of Italy’s finest living sopranos, Flavia Petrelli. Now, many years later, Flavia...

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The Mascherari

The Mascherari

Author(s): Laura Rahme

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Historical, Mystery

Era(s): 15th century

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In this tale of mystery and the supernatural, Laura Rahme evokes a Venice long forgotten. From the dark sottoporticos of the Arsenal, to the wealthy mansions of Castello, and deep within the secret passages of the Ducal Palace, The...

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Titian’s Boatman

Titian’s Boatman

Author(s): Victoria Blake

Location(s): London, New York City (NYC), Venice

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 16th Century and 2011

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It is 1576 and Venice is in chaos, ravaged by plague and overrun by crime. In the midst of the anarchy we find those brave souls who have chosen not to flee the city. Titian, most celebrated of Venetian...

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Vengeance in Venice

Vengeance in Venice

Author(s): Philip Gwynne Jones

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): Modern

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Murder is the deadliest art . . . An invitation to an exclusive event during the Venetian Biennale gives Honorary Consul Nathan Sutherland the perfect chance to drink prosecco in the sunshine and meet some of the greats of...

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Venice for Pleasure

Venice for Pleasure

Author(s): J G Links

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Modern

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The City of Falling Angels

The City of Falling Angels

Author(s): John Berendt

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Nonfiction

Era(s): 1990s

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Taking the fire that destroyed the Fenice theatre in 1996 as his starting point, John Berendt creates a unique and unforgettable portrait of Venice and its extraordinary inhabitants. Beneath the exquisite facade of the world’s most beautiful historic city,...

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A Venetian Affair

A Venetian Affair

Author(s): Andrea di Robilant

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Historical, Romance

Era(s): 18th Century

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It’s hard to imagine a more romantic real-life story than the long and forbidden love affair of the 18th-century Venetian nobleman Andrea Memmo and a half-English beauty named Giustiniana Wynne. Andrea Di Robilant’s A Venetian Affair is drawn in...

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A Year at Hotel Gondola

A Year at Hotel Gondola

Author(s): Nicky Pellegrino

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Contemporary

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Kat has never wanted to live a small life. She’s an adventurer, a food writer who travels the world visiting far-flung places and eating unusual things. Now she is about to embark on her biggest adventure yet – a...

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