Watermark An Essay On Venice

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Joseph Brodsky, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1987, visited Venice many times, usually in winter. In 48 short chapters, Watermark provides an account of his experiences of the city.

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‘Reading Brodsky’s essays is like a conversation with an immensely erudite, hugely entertaining and witty (and often very funny) interlocutor’ Wall Street Journal

Watermark is Joseph Brodsky’s witty, intelligent, moving and elegant portrait of Venice. Looking at every aspect of the city, from its waterways, streets and architecture to its food, politics and people, Brodsky captures its magnificence and beauty, and recalls his own memories of the place he called home for many winters, as he remembers friends, lovers and enemies he has encountered. Above all, he reflects with great poetic force on how the rising tide of time affects city and inhabitants alike.

Watermark is an unforgettable piece of writing, and a wonderful evocation of a remarkable, unique city.

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

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Weight 0.112 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 0.8 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

144

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

914.53104928 (edition:23)

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General – Trade / Code: K