`The entire book is readably and vividly translated.' The Universe
About the Author
Peter Porter was born in Brisbane, Australia, in 1929 and has lived in London since 1951. He is the winner of innumerable awards, including the Whitbread Prize, the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize, and the Gold Medal of the Australian Literature Society.
George Bull is an Oxford-educated author and a journalist. He has been the foreign news editor of the "Financial Times". He is also a renowned translator and has written extensively on the Renaissance. He lives in London.