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The Stones of Florence by Mary McCarthyA 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 thats as famous as it is alluring.
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Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in Christiane Reiter is a freelance author based in Brussels. Later, she established the travel section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. Your Shopping Cart. Your shoppingcart is empty! Don't have an account?
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