10 essential books for travelers to Italy
2. A Room with A View, by E.M. Forster
Forster's well-loved novel, A Room with a View, tells the story of a young British woman on her "Grand Tour" of Italy, and its somewhat salacious aftermath. The novel bursts with prose illuminating a colorful Italian culture and climate, and will make you want to book the first possible flight to Florence that find your own perfect "room with a view."