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Tiziano Terzani (1938–2004)

Author of A fortune-teller told me

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Tiziano Terzani has spent 25 years in Asia, reporting on its wars, revolutions, & upheavals for "Der Spiegel". He lives with his wife in New Delhi. (Bowker Author Biography)

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The late Italian journalist Tiziano Terzani covered southern and South-Eastern Asia through the horrors of Vietnam, Pol Pot, and all the other debacles. In response to a fortune-teller’s warning he decided not to fly for a year and only travelled by surface means. In this memoir he pursues spirituality, culture, politics, and never fails to uncover interesting characters who provide enlightenment about life and events not widely understood in the west. His excellent insight was a real eye opener.… (more)
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varielle | 15 other reviews | Jan 17, 2022 |
Sono veramente felice di averlo letto, mi è sembrato di aver fatto veramente i viaggi di Terzani, mi sono lasciata completamente trasportare dalla sua magia. Sono incantata. http://www.lacasadialchemilla.com/2013/02/un-indovino-mi-disse-di-tiziano-terzan...
 
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GianninaAlchemilla | 15 other reviews | Jan 5, 2020 |
Avendo visto la Cina di oggi, talvolta sconvolge pensare a molto di quanto l'autore descrive e, sebbene pensandoci sia tutto plausibile anche in relazione allo stato attuale, e' difficile immaginarlo senza sapere niente di quanto fosse avvenuto in passato. Testimonianze come queste risultano sempre utili da leggere, nonostante il fatto che talvolta si possa essere superficiali e/o di parte.
 
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Mlvtrglvn | 4 other reviews | Jan 5, 2018 |
interesting book with strange assumptions about the west....and the east. Still interesting, worth reading, and enjoyable.
 
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untraveller | 15 other reviews | Nov 10, 2017 |

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