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Utopian Dreams by Tobias Jones
Book Description"Utopian Dreams" offers one writer's attempt to retreat from the 'real world' - which is making him emptier and angrier by the day - and seek out the alternatives to modern manners and morality. Instead of cynicism, loneliness and depression, is it possible to be idealistic, to find belonging and companionship with others who share your sadness, or even, perhaps, your happiness? With his wife and baby in tow, Jones spends a year with spritualists, time-travellers, reformed drug addicts and Quakers, producing a fascinating exploration of the meaning of community.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780571223817
(198mm x 125mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Place of Refuge, Paperback (April 2016)
Share your belongings and start belonging a?" the story of Windsor Hill Wood
Dark Heart of Italy, Paperback (July 2013)
When the author first travelled to Italy, he expected to discover the pastoral bliss described by centuries of foreign visitors and famous writers. This title explores Italy's familiar delights (art, climate, cuisine), and the livelier and stranger sides of the bel paese: language, football, Catholicism, cinema, television and terrorism.
Death of a Showgirl, Paperback (April 2013)
A beautiful teenage girl, Simona Biondi, has gone missing from her home in the Italian capital. Castagnetti, the private detective hired by her parents, trawls the streets of Rome, finding himself drawn into the dark, erotic world of a TV empire belonging to a media mogul turned politician called Mario Di Angelo.
Blood on the Altar, Paperback (February 2013)» View all books by Tobias Jones
One Sunday morning in 1993 a 16-year-old girl named Eliza Claps goes missing from a church in the centre of Potenza, Italy. Shortly before her disappearance, Elisa had met Danilo Restivo, a strange local boy with a fetish for cutting women's hair on the back of buses. This book deals with this true crime case.
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Author Biography - Tobias Jones
Tobias Jones was born in Somerset in 1972, and has worked at the LRB and as a staff writer for the Independent on Sunday. In 1999 he emigrated to Italy, from where he has worked as a freelance journalist, writing for publications including Wallpaper, Prospect, Vogue and the Guardian.
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