A Season from the Caput Mundi

This looks like a very interesting book

Italophilia

I recently finished a book on Rome and cannot stop gushing about it. Four Seasons in Rome by Anthony Doerr is a frank and honest recollection of the author, his wife and newly born twins in Rome-the Caput Mundi (Capital of the World).

Doerr’s prose is strong and powerful. He weaves words in a poetic way whether it is having a bowl of pasta, visiting a hill top town of Umbria or merely looking at the newly elected Pope.

In his book Doerr mentions a quote by Silvio Negro which I truly believe, I am sure all of us do. It says, “In Roma, non basta una vita” which literally means- “In Rome, one lifetime is not enough.”

Thanks to Anthony Doerr and his excellent prose, I fell in love with Rome all over again. This post is a special dedication to the author, the book and most…

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