A Season with Verona

Travels Around Italy in Search of Illusion, National Character, and...Goals!

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After 20 years of living in Italy, Tim Parks, whom Joseph Brodsky, has called "the nest British author working today," spent a full year following the fortunes-and misfortunes-of the Verona football-oops! Soccer-club. Here is his rollicking report. F ...Continua
Wrote 11/4/11
Great start with the chapter about the long away trip. Thought it got a bit bogged down with diversions about of a third of the way through, then ended strongly reflecting the drama of the season. A thoughtful book, that managed to marry up the visce...Continua
Wrote 4/12/08
British intellectual travels with hooligans all over Italy for a year, following all the matches of his beloved Hellas Verona, and tries to explain hooliganism to British readers but first of all to himself. Considering how much I despise football, t...Continua

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