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The dark heart of Italy

Author: Tobias Jones
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why is Italy still riven with internal conflict? Tobias Jones set out to answer this and many other questions during his three-year voyage across the Italian peninsula. He discovers a country which is proudly visual rather than verbal and where crime is hardly ever followed by punishment.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Silvio Berlusconi; Tobias Jones; Silvio Berlusconi; Tobias Jones
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tobias Jones
ISBN: 0571205828 9780571205820 0571205925 9780571205929
OCLC Number: 51884314
Notes: Subtitle on jacket: Travels through time and space across Italy.
Description: xiv, 266 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Parole, Parole, Parole --
2. 'The Mother of All Slaughters' --
3. Penalties and Impunity --
4. 'The Sofri Case' --
5. The Means of Seduction --
6. Clean Hands --
7. Miracles and Mysteries --
8. An Italian Story --
9. Concrete Problems --
10. I Morti.
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Tobias Jones recounts his three-year voyage across the Italian peninsula. What emerges is a look at the livelier and stranger side of the "Bel Paese": the language, football, Catholicism, cinema,  Read more...

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