Pasquale's Nose: Idle Days in an Italian Town
Pasquale's Nose Idle Days in an Italian Town Author:Michael Rips Everywhere hailed for its quirkiness, its hilarity, its charm, Pasquale's Nose tells the story of a New York City lawyer who runs away to a small Etruscan village with his wife and new baby, and discovers a community of true eccentrics-warring bean growers, vanishing philosophers, a blind bootmaker, a porcupine hunter-among whom he feels unexpec... more »tedly at home.« less
This is probably the most unusual memoir/travelogue I have ever read. The stories of the people in the Italian town the American author visits are so strange as to be almost unbelievable...and yet they are true...
A bizarre read of the Entruscan village life. Quirky, but real-life characters and stories. Some humor, eccentricity of the community in an Italian village. Porcupine, horse meat for lunch... Some stories funny, some grieveful. A good read.