Ellis Sharp: Alice in Venice

The latest addition to my website is Ellis Sharp‘s Alice in Venice. Alice Short is on holiday in Venice to visit the varioius sites where the film Don’t Look Now was filmed. She meets – maybe -a Frenchman called Alain who may be drug dealer, an assassin or an academic specialising in Henry Fielding or may not actually exist. She visits the sites and we learn about the film, what happened to the cast and the director and how, in some cases, the sites have changed. They chat about books set in Venice and famous visitors to Venice and various other, often cryptic, matters. As is normal with Sharp, things are not always clear but the book certainly joins the list of fascinating books set in Venice.

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