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Florence And Tuscany: A Literary Guide for Travellers
by Ted Jones
The majestic landscapes and rich culture of Tuscany have fostered the inspiration and settings for literature since the works of the Florentine poets Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio in the 14th century and have been a magnet for expatriate writers since the arrival in Florence of the English poet Geoffrey Chaucer in 1372. With its historic cities and villages, its ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published December 11th 2012 by I. B. Tauris
(first published January 1st 2012)
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For a North American, Florence can be overwhelming and confusing. Although it's wonderful it's difficult to articulate coherently the experience of the city. This book, an anthology of reminiscences of the city comes closest to describing the place I experienced.