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A Month in Siena

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In this short book the author fulfils a long-held ambition to visit this unspoilt Tuscany city. The artworks dating from the 13rh and 14th centuries are his prime interests and his observations on these show great perceptiveness. And then the narrative opens out as he saunters the medieval lanes that radiate out from the great central piazza.  He had left his native Libya when it was under Gadaffi's rule, settled in London and sometimes in New York.

 

His writing is perceptive and unshowy. I visited Siena many years ago and share his love of it. I wish I could write about it like him.

 

 

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