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  • Published: 26 February 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241339015
  • Imprint: Peng. Mod. Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $2.50

The Red Tenda of Bologna


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Fifty new books, celebrating the pioneering spirit of the Penguin Modern Classics series, from inspiring essays to groundbreaking fiction and poetry.

'It's an improbable city, Bologna - like one you might walk through after you have died.'

A dreamlike meditation on memory, food, paintings, a fond uncle and the improbable beauty of Bologna, from the visionary thinker and art critic.

  • Pub date: 26 February 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241339015
  • Imprint: Peng. Mod. Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $2.50

About the Author

John Berger

John Berger was born in London in 1926. He is well known for his novels & stories as well as for his works of nonfiction, including several volumes of art criticism. His first novel, 'A Painter of Our Time', was published in 1958, & since then his books have included the novel 'G.', which won the Booker Prize in 1972. In 1962 he left Britain permanently, & he now lives in a small village in the French Alps.

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