A Season With Verona

This is a highly personal account of one man's relationship with a country, its people and its national sport.

A Season With Verona

A Season With Verona

Is Italy a united country, or a loose affiliation of warring states? Is Italian football a sport, or an ill-disguised protraction of ancient enmities? Tim Parks goes on the road to follow the fortunes of Hellas Verona football club, to pay a different kind of visit to some of the world's most beautiful cities. This is a highly personal account of one man's relationship with a country, its people and its national sport. A book that combines the pleasures of travel writing with a profound analysis of one country's mad, mad way of keeping itself entertained.

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A Season With Verona
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-12 - Publisher: Random House

Is Italy a united country, or a loose affiliation of warring states? Is Italian football a sport, or an ill-disguised protraction of ancient enmities? Tim Parks goes on the road to follow the fortunes of Hellas Verona football club, to pay a different kind of visit to some of the
A Season with Verona
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-13 - Publisher: Arcade

Is Italy a united country, or a loose affiliation of warring states? Is Italian football (which we Americans know as “soccer”) a sport, or an ill-disguised protraction of ancient enmities? After twenty years in the bel paese, Tim Parks goes on the road to follow the fortunes of his hometown
A Season With Verona
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-18 - Publisher: Arcade Pub

Part travelogue, part mediation, and part football memoir.
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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-03-01 - Publisher: Vintage

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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-03-01 - Publisher: Vintage

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