Barbarian in the garden

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Carcanet, 1985 - Poetry - 180 pages
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A collection of ten essays includes examinations of French cathedrals, Greek architecture, and the paintings of Piero della Francesco

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User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

I was really into this book for the first few chapters, but I got bored later on. I liked the writing but I got lost in the subject matter of the later chapters. I guess the art history was over my head. Read full review

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

Anyone traveling to Europe should read this. This is what a travelogue should be. Read full review



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Zbigniew Herbert was born in LwOw, Poland, in 1924. In his late teens he fought in the under-ground resistance against the Nazis. Herbert studied law, economics, and philosophy at the universities of Krakow, Torun, and Warsaw. His books include "Selected Poems", "Report from the Besieged City and Other Poems", "Mr Cogito", "Still Life with a Bridle", "The King of the Ants", "Labyrinth on the Sea", and "Collected Poems". He died in 1998.

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