In Search of Venice
The best of Pushkin Press on the iconic city.
Venices by Paul Morand A poetic evocation of the French ambassador's encounters and experiences, filtered through the one constant in his life - Venice.
Translated by Euan Cameron • 256pp
Loving Venice by Petr Král
The Czech poet writes a love letter to a place that arouses strong and contradictory emotions and provides a portrait both intimate and universal.
Translated by Christopher Moncrieff • 96pp
Against Venice by Regis Debray
An irreverent and witty criticism of the world of parties and palazzo but the city loses none of its seduction, even to a skeptic. Translated by John Howe • 80pp
Letters from the Palazzo Barbaro by Henry James
The great writer went to Venice and instantly fell in love with the city: this selection of letters provides a unique record of his impressions • 224pp
Casanova's Return to Venice by Arthur Schnitzler
An ageing Casanova longs to return to Venice after a life of exile. A brilliant psychological portrait two days in the life of the most famous seducer and free spirit.
Translated by Ilsa Barea • 192pp
Design by Clare Skeats
Published 22 November 2012