Ma nella testa degli italiani — purtroppo o per fortuna — c’è ben altro. Percorrendo la Penisola in compagnia di amici venuti dall’estero, Beppe Severgnini. La testa degli italiani | Beppe Severgnini | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. Read a free sample or buy La testa degli italiani by Beppe Severgnini. You can read this book with Apple Books on your iPhone, iPad, iPod.
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See my review on my blog here: Be the first to ask a question about La testa degli italiani. It’s alluring, but complicated. I think the author had a hard time just getting the point across, and liked to drag it out. That is, I thought that this book was something it was not. Published by BUR Rizzoli first published Quotes from La testa degli it Entertaining, amusing and absolutely useful.
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For as detailed as he described many of neppe scenes, I couldn’t get a clear vision of what Beppe was showing me. I found many of the ideas not mentioned here to be either grossly-self delusional or typically glazed over, but that there was enough honesty and insight to more than counterbalance that, as in that this has become the most interesting cultural examination of Italy that I have yet come across.
And, it would be funnier if he were exagerating. That said, I might consider picking up his other book, Ciao America!
La testa degli italiani by Beppe Severgnini (2 star ratings)
This book was full of the kinds of generalisation about Italy that I might have expected from a non-native, but seemed pretty unforgivable from an Italian writer. On that last one he elaborates: Un viaggio metaforico, autocritico e divertente attraverso il nostro modo di vivere oggi. Be the first to ask a question about La testa degli italiani. I was interested in the topic but the author’s writing style annoyed me.
Reading a book like this puts a picture in your head and creates false expectations Fun, but assumes that the reader is male and that the fictitious Americans visiting Italy are white. Read this before going to Italy!
It is not a travel guide book or social commentary but it contains a bit of both. The pace and levity slows as the book goes on. Severgnini is a comic writer, but I was not amused. Open Preview See a Problem? Marta rated it it was amazing Jan 10, As people were saying, this is not a book that you want to read in order to “get the knowledge of Italy” under your belt before you travel. I mean, the book never mentioned anything about the mafia or maybe I skimmed over that section.
Must-to-read for everyone who is planning to travel around Italy or to live in the country. Italians looked from a foreign point of view and It’s the kind of place that can have you fuming and then purring in the space of a hundred meters, or in the course of ten minutes. Open Preview See a Problem? Having read Tim Parks prior to this, I do prefer how he writes and would suggest both are similar books.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. For as funny as he tried to be, I didn’t understand all the jokes. Refresh and try again. The author is a perfect example of the type of Italian he describes – with a touch of genius, but insufferably arrogant.
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As people were saying, this is not a book that you want to read in severgninni to “get the knowledge Definitely didn’t think this book would turn out the way it did. Albena Yordanova rated it it was amazing Jan 28, No hay Un detallado mapa sobre “la cabeza de los italianos”, sin cipreses ni chianti, con las hermanos del David y los primos de la Venus que comen, beben, duermen, se estacionan y trabajan. Return to Book Page. There were a few helpful tips i.
Quotes from La testa degli it However, it was only when I read in degki last pages of the book after the conclusion of the story that this book was a number 1 seller in Italy and not America that I realized why the book didn’t absolutely grab me. Miguel rated it it was amazing May 15, Sort of interesting, but written with the trying-to-be-vague-but-actually-very-obvious message that “Italians are better than everyone else in the world, ever.
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