For 25 years Terzani has lived in Asia, witnessing and reporting on its wars and revolutions. Born in Florence, educated in Europe and the US, Terzani became. Editorial Reviews. cresalslopebslag.cf Review. It was when Tiziano Terzani was warned by the fortuneteller in Hong Kong: "Beware! You run a grave risk of dying . Read "A Fortune-Teller Told Me Earthbound Travels in the Far East" by Tiziano Terzani available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get $5 off your first.
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Get to Know Us. site Payment Products. English Choose a language for shopping. His stay in Beijing came to an end when he was arrested and expelled from the country for " counter-revolutionary activities".
He stopped using this name after an unpleasant incident in China in Books and essays Terzani's experiences in Asia are described in articles and essays in newspapers, as well as in the several books that he wrote. In his first book, Pelle di leopardo Leopard Hide , he describes the last phases of the Vietnam War.
The following recount, Giai Phong! The Fall and Liberation of Saigon tells about the takeover of Vietnam's capital by the Vietcong and the scramble of the last westerners to escape with American helicopters; he stayed there for some time and witnessed the changes.
Two years later he would face death when trying to document the new " Democratic Kampuchea ": the Khmer Rouge tried to execute him after his arrival in the border town of Poipet , and he saved his life only by his knowledge of the Chinese language. In what is perhaps his most well-known book, Un indovino mi disse A Fortune-Teller Told Me , Terzani describes his travels across Asia by land and sea following the advice and warning from a fortune teller in Hong Kong that he must avoid airplanes for the whole year of One chapter of the book is entirely dedicated to Ferdynand Ossendowski , Polish traveller.
The book was born as a response to the anti- Islamic invectives published by the Italian journalist and author Oriana Fallaci on the daily Il Corriere della Sera on 29 September Beneath, it speaks of wonders toward matters beyond five senses, passion in freedom, and love of beauty in old It is very amazing that someone should take heed of a warning from fortune teller and came up with wonderful output such as this one. Beneath, it speaks of wonders toward matters beyond five senses, passion in freedom, and love of beauty in old traditional cultures.
The first half of the story was interesting, after which I could not help thinking: Another fortune teller? Feeling sorry myself about how we abandon our beautiful traditions for unimportant matters that modern life offers, towards the end, I grew tired reading about the same thing all over the book.
It was almost like hearing incessant complaints. Afterall, all these changes are only part of the world evolution, the way we evolved from pre-historic to historic era.
The ending was delightful though, meeting with thr 'devil' was interesting, and as always, good and bad are never absolute.