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The books, read together, make for a wonderful literary experience.
There are way too many adjectives, and the prose style tends to the purple, with too many clichés and even mistakes in grammar and diction.
I would recommend reading Carlo Levi's Christ Stopped at Eboli before reading Seasons in Basilicata.
David Yeadon has created a nice book of memories of a year in a Southern Italian hill village in Basilicata, where he had many interesting experiences. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Lois Sabatino
I read the beautiful work of Carlo Levi years ago "Christ Stopped at Eboli" and have been hungry ever since for more about this fascinating region- the home of my grandfather. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Cara Lucia
Lovely hardcover book and I could barely stop reading it. Good enough to re read! Fascinating. It made me feel I was actually there and the sketches compound it...
While I did enjoy this book very much my disappointment with the book is totally outside the author's fault or perhaps anyone's fault except perhaps the book seller. Read morePublished 8 months ago by rebelde
I had this book for a long time and have reread it often and purchased this copy for my son who also enjoys it. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Stafford W. Gedge
This is invaluable to prepare for your travels in Southern Italy. Gave a rel feeling for the towns in Basilicata and some history added that was interesting.Published 13 months ago by kenneth weyman
I was interested in this book because the author proposed to make descriptive comparisons of the area in Italy where Carlo Levy was interned during WWII. Read morePublished on January 4, 2011 by Carlacara
Mr. Yeadon's book makes for a pleasant read, but in one sense it is the chronicle of a missed opportunity. Read morePublished on February 2, 2010 by Joel Cohen
I found this book to be insightful and illustrative. Clearly this is an unusual book. It is like a combination travelogue, novel and diary. Read morePublished on December 4, 2009 by Geoffrey Santoliquido