Tag Archives: Bologna

Race the servants

Some index entries are even more interesting than the content of the book itself.  The index to Richard Coe’s translation of Stendhal‘s Rome, Naples and Florence (Calder, 1959) contains gems like this for which there are no actual referents in … Continue reading

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Bologna, 02/08/1980

Today, 2 August is the anniversary of the Bologna railway station bombing in 1980, when the concourse and platforms were thronged with tourists and local people going on their annual holiday.  It as a low point in modern European history.  … Continue reading

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