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Visconti: Une vie exposée
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Anyone interested in the work and life of Luchino Visconti, one of the greatest stage and film directors of the last century, and certainly one of the most fascinating incarnations of old Europe, should read this book - although it's a strangely uneven piece of work. The writer has style, wit, and is passionate about her subject: her biography reads like a novel, and is hard to put down. She also has a vast and wonderful knowledge of history, and of politics: Visconti's life being deeply linked ...more