Sicily: An Island Treasure Hunt

Wed, 09/01/2021 - 11:04
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Back in 2014, when I first set out to write The Invention of Sicily, I began, naturally, by reading all the history books, novels, newspapers, and travel guides I could get my hands on. Following in the footsteps of Goethe, D.H Lawrence, and other literary luminaries, I blasted my way through a well-trodden itinerary: I visited Palermo’s Norman churches, hiked the foothills of Etna, toured the villas of the Val di Noto and the Greek temples of Agrigento, ate seafood in Taormina,

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