A Journey through Italy – Sue Arnold, The Guardian

‘This comic compilation of travellers’ tales has to be essential listening for anyone contemplating a cultural tour of Italy.  Be advised by the experiences of some eminent erstwhile travellers and prepare to be disillusioned.  Dickens was unimpressed with the Capulets’ house in Verona, Henry James abhorred the ubiquitous hawkers selling tourist tat, and everyone, especially Twain, hated the serenading gondoliers.’

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