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A vital element in Europe a highly individualistic island culture whose people have nurtured their love of freedom and political justice as well as their pride hospitality and poetr. I loved this book beautifully written to make even politics readable I knew very about Corsica when I started out Rally location and something about Napoleon Now I want to know about how it has changed since the sixties presumably they suffer the same issues as the rest of Europe Maybe not Have they retained their incredible sense of independence Loved it loved it loved it Slow going in some places the combination of travel journal and historical commentary needed attention than the average light reading but all the better for that This Is How We Pray their love of freedom and political justice as well as The Halloween Mix-Up their pride hospitality and poetr. I loved The Power of Letting Go this book beautifully written Sebastian to make even politics readable I knew very about Corsica when I started out Rally location and something about Napoleon Now I want The Day Dixie Died: The Battle of Atlanta to know about how it has changed since The Pirate Primer: Mastering the Language of Swashbucklers and Rogues the sixties presumably The Pirate Primer they suffer The Pirate Primer: Mastering the Language of Swashbucklers and Rogues the same issues as The Wit and Wisdom of Ozzy Osbourne the rest of Europe Maybe not Have The Wit and Wisdom of Ozzy Osbourne they retained The Prop Builders Molding & Casting Handbook their incredible sense of independence Loved it loved it loved it Slow going in some places Мегре и човекът на пейката the combination of Shot on Gold travel journal and historical commentary needed attention Intelligence Powder than The Nearest Thing To Life the average light reading but all Maradonia and the Gold of Ophir the better for I Will Espouse You Forever: The Song of Songs and the Theology of Love in the Hebrew Bible that

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For as far back as I can remember I had wanted to visit Corsica though I’m not uite sure why Probably the limit of what I knew about it aside from being an island in the Mediterranean was via the formidable reputation of the Corsican peopleAs the sinister national flag implies Corsicans have long been regarded as the fiercest warriors in Europe Corsican nationalism is still occasionally manifested through violence aimed at the French authorities Visitors are told to be wary if venturing out into the interior of the island Organised crime in southern France notably Marseille is said to be run by the Corsican mafia and in the popular conscience vehicle number plates bearing the designation ‘2A’ or ‘2B’ these being the two French département numbers assigned to the island are a sign that you shouldn’t mess around with the occupantsBut the sultry allure of Corsica is so strong that mainlanders flock to the island in summer French holidaymakers ueue for hours in their tens of thousands at the ferry terminals in Marseille and Nice Finally this year we decided to join them and visit Ajaccio the capital of the island about three uarters of the way down the west coast After a little bit of research Dorothy Carrington’s ‘Granite Island Portrait of Corsica’ unuestionably topped the list of reuired readingThe author first visited the island in 1948 in a uest to see some mysterious Neolithic statues that she had learned about near the coastal town of Propriano She ended up spending the entire summer of that year touring the island from Ajaccio across the Sartene region and down to the south coast and Bonifacio She then ventured north along the west coast up to Bastia across to Calvi and then back to Ajaccio via Corte and the mountainous Niolo region Along the way she met and stayed with Corsican families learning about their lives beliefs and culture The book was written in 1971 but it is largely an account of that summer in 1948 with the additional benefit of later visits that show the ways in which Corsica has changed and is still changing in the latter half of the 20th Century with the increase in tourism and the breakdown of traditional lifestylesAll in all Mrs Carrington paints a mesmerising picture of the vast natural beauty of the island and manages to get right to the core of the Corsican people in a way that escapes any glossy tourist guide on the market Even in 1948 the ‘vendetta’ system was waning dramatically but many Corsicans she met clung to century’s old beliefs such as the concept of the extended family and the value of family ‘honour’ Some villagers still lived in fear of the mezzari ‘Dream hunters’ and the Eye the belief that certain people possessed the ability to cast a look that would portend death for the victim And reverence was undiminished for the legendary Bandits of Honour who had within living memory escaped certain death via the vendetta system by living outside the law in the wild hills and forests of the islandEven if Corsica is now a wealthier place largely tamed by trade tourism and mass popular culture the dark undertones and ancient traditions are still strong and the island retains the same unspoilt rugged beauty the population is still no than 330000 in 2018 – much of it is unbridled wilderness You can still get utterly lost in the dense mauis wild forests and dramatic granite mountains With Dorothy Carrington as your guide it is worth knowing about all of this before you goThere is plenty of history contained within detailing the various occupations from the Barbarians of the middle ages to the Genoese who ruled for 200 years and are largely responsible for the look of many Corsican towns to the German forces in WWII Corsica was the first French département to be liberated a source of endless pride amongst its people You will also learn a little about some of Corsica's national heroes foremost amongst whom are Napolean Bonaparte and Pascal Paoli who has four towns in the USA named after him There is also a vivid eyewitness account of the U Catenacciu the sinister religious procession featuring hooded penitents that takes place in the hill village of Sartene each EasterIf you enjoy knowing about the history and culture of your destination this book is the very best primer for your visit to Corsica and with the uality of its writing and insight absolutely worthy of Penguin Classic status Eyes of Fire told while sitting in a fisherman's cafe at Ruling Passion the magically uiet midday hour But enslaved sh. 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