The Stones of Florence

by Mary McCarthy

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780156027632
  • ISBN-10: 0156027631
  • Pages: 240
  • Publication Date: 11/04/2002
  • Carton Quantity: 48
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    A beloved tribute to Florence that blends history, artistic reflection, and keen social observation

     

    Renowned for her sharp literary style, essayist and fiction writer Mary McCarthy offers a unique history of Florence, from its inception to the dominant role it came to play in the world of art, architecture, and Italian culture, that captures the brilliant Florentine spirit and revisits the legendary figures—Dante, Michelangelo, Machiavelli, and others—who exemplify it so iconically. Her most cherished sights and experiences color this timeless, graceful portrait of a city that's as famous as it is alluring.

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