Watermark: An Essay on Venice
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Brodsky's curious, quirky, and brilliant account of his love affair with Venice, new to Penguin Modern Classics
'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
Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: February 2013
Number of pages: 144
Width: 129 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: 8 mm
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd