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Article Published on 11 May 2024 by Gabriel Valor | Regarded by many as one of the greatest British poets, Lord Byron was a prominent man in British culture during the Second Romanticism, of which he was the most representative of John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley. After the failure of his marriage, George Gordon Byron decided to leave England. On the afternoon of 10 November 1816, he arrived at the Hotel Gran Bretagna in Venice where he had been given an apartment overlooking the Grand Canal. At the age of 28, he had chosen Venice as his refuge. The lagoon city became a second homeland. During this period, Lord Byron attended the famous Florian Café in St Mark’s Square, already one of the most renowned literary cafes of the time, frequented by Carlo Goldoni, Silvio Pellico, Charles Dickens, Wolfgang Goethe, and many others. Aurora Soranzo accompanies the reader on a literary and biographical journey to the places lived and described by the great English poet.

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Aurora Soranzo's fascinating narrative skillfully transports readers into the enchanting world of George Gordon Byron's Venetian escapades. 'I Luoghi di George Gordon Byron nel Veneto: Il Lord che parlava veneziano' eloquently captures the essence of Byron's tumultuous yet intriguing life in Venice, offering an in-depth exploration of the poet's emotional journey and his deep connection to the city's rich cultural heritage. Soranzo's meticulous attention to historical detail and her deep understanding of Byron's psyche make this book an absolute delight for literature enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Through vivid descriptions and evocative prose, Soranzo seamlessly merges together the charm of Venice with Byron's literary genius, inviting readers on an engrossing journey through time and space.

This book about George Gordon Byron's time in Venice is really interesting. It talks about his life there and how he became connected to the city. The writer, Aurora Soranzo, does a great job of making you feel like you're right there with Byron, walking through the streets of Venice. She tells the story in a way that keeps you wanting to know more about what happens next. If you like history and adventure, you'll enjoy reading this book. It's a fun and easy way to learn about Byron and Venice at the same time. You can purchase and read "I Luoghi di George Gordon Byron nel Veneto: Il Lord che parlava veneziano" by Aurora Soranzo on The book is available in both paperback and Kindle formats, offering you the flexibility to choose your preferred reading experience. AUTHOR'S BACKGROUND: Aurora Soranzo, originally from Padua, Italy, is a fascinating figure with a unique skill set beyond the ordinary. Born on February 15th, Aurora is a distinguished graphologist who Integrates perspectives on the intricate patterns of people's handwriting to reveal their qualities, limitations, and untapped potential. Her expertise extends beyond mere handwriting examination, exploring professional development where she helps candidates understand their skills and assess their compatibility with specific roles in the workplace. But Aurora Soranzo is more than just a graphologist. Gifted with grace and expertise, she wears many hats. She is also a prolific author enriching the literary world with essays and articles that explore the fascinating story of local history. Her meticulous attention focuses on the historical contexts of specific geographical areas in Italy. Soranzo's contributions are invaluable to those seeking cultural enrichment and a deeper understanding of history.

In 2021, Aurora unveiled a literary gem entitled "The Places of George Gordon Byron in the Veneto: The Lord Who Spoke Venetian," published by the esteemed Mazzanti Libri. This work testifies to her passion for history, exploring the Veneto region and revealing the fascinating connection between the places and the famous poet George Gordon Byron. Thanks to her narrative skills, historical landscapes come to life, making the past not just a distant memory but a vivid and engaging experience. Aurora Soranzo, positioned at the intersection of graphology and historical narrative, invites readers to an unprecedented exploration. Navigating the complexities of handwriting and delving into Italian history, she offers a unique journey. With her versatile experience, Soranzo intrigues both professional development and cultural exploration, establishing herself as a memorable name in both fields.

Aurora Soranzo shines brightly as an author, fascinating readers with her stories and insightful exploration of history and human experience. Her writing is a beacon of creativity and enlightenment, leaving an unforgettable impression on all who explore her literary works.

In the context of the Platinum Jubilee, Queen Elizabeth II emotionally expressed her thanks to Aurora Soranzo through a letter for her work dedicated to Lord Byron.


How did you discover your unique skill set in graphology, and what drew you to the art of analyzing handwriting? I discovered my particular skill set in graphology through a combination of personal interest and formal study. The art of analyzing handwriting fascinated me because of its ability to reveal details about a person's personality, emotions, and behavior. I found the process of decoding the nuances of handwriting fascinating, and I decided to explorefurther into this field to develop my skills. Growing up in Padua, Italy, how has your cultural background influenced your approach to exploring local history in your writing? To continue reading the full interview, click here to download the May 2024 Literature special issue


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