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That passage (two pages) intrigued me more than anything else in his book.
There is just a little too much of Mr. Yeadon in the book, he plays too large a role, and seems to be unable to be objective in his account.
I would recommend reading Carlo Levi's Christ Stopped at Eboli before reading Seasons in Basilicata.
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 2 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 5 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 8 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 10 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
Actually 2.5 stars. I was given the book by a friend. The two of us went to Italy in 2000, and having family roots in nearby Calabria, I looked forward to reading the work. Read morePublished on June 21, 2008 by David Lupo