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Venetian Legends And Ghost Stories: A Guide To Places Of Mystery In Venice

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The darkest and most fascinating side of Venice
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Joe
The most interesting thing about this book is that it is not simply a collection of ghost stories, but a collection of ghost walks. The author provides detailed maps of Venice, and creates routes through the old city based not on famous landmarks, but on cryptic vestiges (a worn carving, an ancient statue in a wall) that act as prostheses for the tales. These stories are meant to be experienced where they happened, under the fog and moonlight of a crumbling city. For those not lucky enough to go ...more
Lesley
A visit to Venice prompted the acquisition of this book. It's full of bizarre tales of ghosts and weird goings-on. The maps are useless, though, as a guide!
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Alberto Toso Fei descends from an ancient family of glassmasters in Murano, and is an expert on the history and the mysteries of Venice. He is a journalist and has written a series of books that constitute an anthology of mystery in Venice and the lagoon.
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Alberto Toso Fei è discendente di una antica famiglia di vetrai di Murano, ed è un esperto di storia veneziana e di misteri. Giornalista, ha s
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