The Dark Nature of a Tourist Trap...
Advantages: Mysterious, labyrinthine, inaccessible and magical...the book matches the city perfectly.
Disadvantages: Exhaustive and exhausting, Scholarly, dense with quotes and obscure references.
"To this day, every evening at five, Franz Kafka returns home to Celetna Street wearing a bowler hat and black suit..." so begins Angelo Maria Ripellino's meandering, mecurial love letter to the city on the Vltava. Prague has become one of the most p ...
Midwinter 06.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Magic Prague - Michael Henry Heim, Angelo Maria Ripellino