The Other Venice

Author: Predrag Matvejević

The Other Venice
Translated by, Russell Scott Valentino
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Translated from the Croatian by Russell Scott Valentino.

To know a city is to become intimately intertwined with its nooks, crevices, secret passageways and dark places where its lifeblood flows - and what city has more of those than Venice? In The Other Venice, Predrag Matvejevic ventures past the infamous canals and cobblestone streets of the tourist's Venice to find the heart of the historic Italian city