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Translated by John Howe / Ilsa Barea / Euan Cameron

880 pp

Published 22/11/2012

ISBN 9781906548605

The best of Pushkin Press on Venice, the iconic city.

Beautifully designed by David Pearson and Clare Skeats and exclusive to Pushkin Press, this box set contains the Venice literature must-reads: the contrasting voices of Paul Morand, Regis Debray, Henry James, Arthur Schnitzler and Petr Kràl on the city which leaves no-one indifferent.

Contains: Venices by Paul Morand, Loving Venice, by Petr Kràl, Against Venice by Regis Debray, Letters from the Palazzo Barbaro by Henry James, Casanova's Return to Venice by Arthur Schnitzler.

EXCLUSIVE TO THIS BOXSET: The first ever translation from Antal Szerb's The Third Tower, the travelogue which gave birth to Journey by Moonlight. Szerb's notes on Venice are translated by award-winning Len Rix.

'I cannot imagine a happier Christmas present for any lover, or loather, of Venice'Jan Morris

'All lovers of Venice who also love good writing should have the Pushkin Press's In Search of Venice, a handsome boxed set of six books on the city, including Henry James's Letters From the Palazzo Barbaro, a delightful pamphlet by Antal Szerb, as well as Régis Debray's contrarian Against Venice' —John Banville, Wall Street Journal

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