A travel book by the Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky on Venice. Each chapter recalls a specific episode from one of his many visits, evoking Venice's architectural and atmospheric character.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001839378
Book Description Penguin, London, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Used, light reading wear, page edges tanned, contents clean. Bookseller Inventory # 017753
Book Description Book Condition: good. 181 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # M00140259171-G
Book Description Penguin Books, London, 1997. Reprint ed. Paperback thin small trade, very good condition, tiny scuff top spine, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 135 pp. The author visited Venice for over two decades, usually in winter, and from his experiences created a mosaic of prose pieces. This autobiography is part confessional, part meditation on water and stone, past and present, and captures the elusive spirit of Venice. Bookseller Inventory # 27751
Book Description Penguin Books, London, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: Good copy. 1st edition in Penguin Books. Coverillustration: J. M. W. Turner: 'View of Venice from La Giudecca'. In this brief, intense, gem-like book, equal parts extended autobiographical essay and prose poem, Brodsky turns his eye to the seductive and enigmatic city of Venice. A mosaic of 48 short chapters- each recalling a specific episode from one of his many visits there Brodsky (1940-1996 - Nobel laureate), spent his winters in Venice for nearly 20 years - Watermark associatively and brilliantly evokes one city s architectural and atmospheric character. In doing so, the book also reveals a subject- and an author- readers have never before seen. From his experiences created a mosaic of prose pieces. Part confessional, part meditation on water and stone, past and present, 'Watermark' captures the elusive spirit of the city it portrays. 135 pag. Size: 19,5cmx13cm. Bookseller Inventory # 028773