This exciting new series will bring together both classic texts and the writing of the leading Travel writers working today, which will inform and inspire the inquisitive traveller. It is an essential companion for anyone travelling to Sicily. Selected authors include: Herodotus, Patrick Brydone, Pirandello, Ann Radcliffe and D. H. Lawrence. This new series is not a guide of where to stay and what to do, rather it is collection of writing that aims to invest the traveller with a cultural and historical background to Syria, which will breath life and meaning into the sights, sounds and tastes that the inquisitive traveller will experience.
Horatio Clare is an exciting young author who has brought together the best writing, both old and new on the romantic and enigmatic island of Sicily. Sicily is a destination with a rich and fascinating cultural history, stretching back thousands of years and incorporating Norman Princes, Arab Emirs, a decadent Bourbon court, Mafia bosses and Carthaginian wars. This collection will bring these varied characters nad events to life and bring a new depth to the traveller's experience.