About this book
Jan Morris describes how Trieste, which she first visited at the end of the Second World War, is like a reflection of her own life: full of hopes, disillusionments, loves and memories. 18 b/w illus. "A poignant and enchanting evocation of a life" PD James.
Jan Morris has crafted a meditation on a most unusual city. James (as she was then) first visited Trieste as a soldier at the end of World War II. Since then, the city has come to represent her own life, with all its hopes, disillusionments, loves and memories.
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