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Introducing: Byron-Venice

Introducing: Byron-Venice

VENICE - BYRON, by Anne Amison, is a new publication on the English Milord and his travels through Europe in 1826 to reach Venice, where he stayed. His life, loves and interests whilst he was there. Available from 17th November, it's being very well-received by both...

Anne Amison presents Byron and the Shelleys in Italy

Anne Amison presents Byron and the Shelleys in Italy

Author Anne Amison will be speaking at the Keats-Shelley House in Rome on 8th October, 2015 at 17.00 hours. Her talk is entitled "Byron, The Shelleys, Italy". The Keats-Shelley House is located at the famous Piazza di Spagna, no 26, 00187, Roma. Her book Byron-Venice,...

Poets on the Vaporetto

Filmgoers battling with steatopygous tourists on crowded Venetian public transport can be cheered by 'Poesie sul Vaporetto', a straight pinch from Judith Chernaik's 20-year-old London brilliant-wheeze 'Poems on the Underground'. The first batch of twenty included...

First Novel: Last 100 Days

PATRICK McGUINNESS has his first novel 'The Last 100 Days' (Seren) longlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize. Current Ladbrokes odds are 14/1 – on the generous side, says our man with his ear to the tannoy.