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Trieste and The Meaning of Nowhere by Jan Morris
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Dec 13, 2011

it was amazing

Reading this slim book, I taken by the hand to walk in a sad and sweet dream, watching time slide over the palaces, churches and piazzas of this enigmatic city, one filled with bright ghosts: James Joyce, Sir Richard Burton, Rilke - yet also a city which was frozen by the cruel winds of history - the terrible story of those driven into railway wagons, and taken away to the East ...

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