By Tiziano Scarpa
One of Italy’s brightest literary lighting fixtures reinvents shuttle writing with a seductive, intoxicating get together of the magical saltwater urban
“Venice is a fish,” writes Tiziano Scarpa. “It’s like an enormous sole stretched out opposed to the deep. How did this magnificent beast make its manner up the Adriatic and fetch up right here, of all places?” Paying homage to his local urban in a lyrical and evocative type, he courses readers down tiny alleys, over bridges, and during squares, bold us to lose ourselves, overlook the guidebooks, and adventure Venice as Venetians do.
Venice Is a Fish offers no lodge rankings or museum hours. as a substitute, in a pleasant initiation, Scarpa tells us how you can stability whereas status on a gondola; the place enthusiasts will locate the easiest mystery hiding locations; the finer issues of etiquette and navigation in the course of an agua alta; and the way top to shield ourselves from the pitiless great thing about one of many world’s such a lot stimulating towns. Open Venice Is a Fish, and Scarpa’s fantastic photographs, mystery background, and hidden lore spread like a treasure map of the senses.
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It doesn’t really matter how large or small it is. You step inside a shop, but can’t find what you’re looking for, so you ask the salesperson who ostensibly is there to help you, the all-important customer. ” It’s probably because you’ve insulted them—deeply —which you might think is strange, since all you did was ask them a question. And that’s the problem. It is imperative to know the two most important words in the French language—“Bonjour, monsieur” o r “Bonjour, madame”—which you absolutely must say first thing to the first person you make eye contact with.
So I left, closing the door and locking it behind me. ) Hungry for my first Parisian lunch, I took a walk and stopped at a small café. Flustered and overwhelmed by my less-than-successful arrival, I ordered a salade and the first of many glasses of wine, which I quickly surmised would become a good coping strategy for any problems that were to come. After lunch, I went back to the apartment and made an anguished call to the landlord, who lived abroad. He managed to find a painter to rehabilitate my two-room apartment, which meant I had to move out before I could move in, the first of many mind-skewing French paradoxes.
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