An Italian Education

Author(s): Tim Parks

Non Fiction

After living in Italy for ten years and having married into an Italian family, novelist Tim Parks describes his experiences of the country and its people. How does an Italian become Italian? Focusing on his own children, Parks builds a picture of contemporary family life.

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'There is more here about the pleasurable business of coming from Italy than in any other book in the English language' Independent

"There is more here about the pleasurable business of coming from Italy than in any other book in the English language." -"Independent"
"Vignettes...reminiscent of Calvino or Moravia." -"Sunday Times"

Born in Manchester in 1954, Tim Parks moved permanently to Italy in 1980. Author of novels, non-fiction and essays, he has won the Somerset Maugham, Betty Trask and Llewellyn Rhys awards, and been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.His works include Destiny, Europa, Dreams of Rivers and Seas and the 'Italian series': Italian Neighbours, An Italian Education and A Season with Verona.

General Fields

  • : 9780099286967
  • : vinteb
  • : vinteb
  • : 0.275
  • : May 2001
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 24mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tim Parks
  • : Paperback
  • : 2017
  • : 945.34092092
  • : 400