Are You Well Read? – October

October 13, 2011
Venice is one of the most magical cities in Europe, and authors over the centuries have made ample use of its enchanting ambiance in their work. Here are just a few of the well-known books set in Venice:
Death in Venice, Thomas Mann
The Aspern Papers, Henry James

Death at La Fenice, Donna Leon

A Venetian Affair, Andrea di Robilant

Venice Observed, Mary McCarthy

The World of Venice, Jan Morris

The Comfort of Strangers, Ian McEwan

Don’t Look Now, Daphne du Maurier

For a more comprehensive list, along with a description of some of the books, see the following web page: Fictional Cities.