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Casa Museo Giovanni Verga

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Address: Via Sant' Anna, 8, 95100 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 095 7150598
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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

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 19, 2011
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 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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