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Casa Museo Giovanni Verga

Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
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Address: Via Sant'Anna 8, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Inspired me to read his books

Visiting the house where this realist writer lived and worked the last 20 years of his life inspired me to read his works. I did know his name and we had a couple of hours to kill... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2011
seolram
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 29 October 2012

Small but cosy and interesting museum. There I discovered Verga as a photographer. He photographed the life of common people, the same which he described in his works.

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Catania, Italy
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Reviewed 28 September 2012

You cas see only a part of Verga's own house such as the living room, the studio, the bedroom and a few rooms where there are the first editions of his works, some letters and pictures. The inside is well maintained and it is interesting to enter such a great writer house.

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Reviewed 20 September 2011

Visiting the house where this realist writer lived and worked the last 20 years of his life inspired me to read his works. I did know his name and we had a couple of hours to kill before we had to catch our flight, so we thought: why not? Not only is the house a display of the life of... More 

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