Italian Neighbours

An Englishman in Verona

by | Publisher: Vintage
Average vote of 154
| 3 total contributions of which 3 reviews , 0 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
Tim Parks celebrates ten years of living in Italy with this account of the delights and foibles of Italian life. With an Italian wife and family, he is able to introduce the reader to a gallery of characters. Tim Parks won the Somerset Maugham Award ...Continua
Sara
Wrote 9/24/09
I have to admit that I was quite suspicious of this book. I thought, "ok, this is gonna be one of those boring and predictable accounts of the dark side of Italy blah blah". I was wrong. It's true, Mr. Parks has sometimes quite a posh attitude toward...Continua
fran_ces
Wrote 7/2/09

It's always curious and funny to see how foreigners, and the English in this case, perceive our Italian habits and peculiarities.

Paola
Wrote 3/4/08
Life as an expat. Hmm.
now that's an issue I relate to. And this has nothing to do with the usual American menopausal hags who move to a deeeliiiiicious cottage in unspoilt Tuscany and fancy the local plumber. Tim Parks describes life amongst these aliens, the Italians, ex...Continua

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