Some would say that Friday the Thirteenth is unlucky, but this isn't always the case for it was on Fiday the Thirteenth of March in 2015 that Gillian Angrave first visited Venice and fell in love with this magnificent city. Luckily for us she has transmitted this feeling into words which tell in a chatty and informative style how interesting and beautiful this unique place is. We see the small canals, the large canals, the colourful gondolas,the handsome gondoliers, the elegant palaces,and the imposing churches all through both her writing and her photography. She hasn't been content to just describe her first impressions, but has researched assiduously to find out all the historical details of her subjects, whether they are the Campanile di San Marco or the Doge's Palace. Her books on Venice are certain to increase the readers' appetite to visit or revisit La Serenissima and to enjoy the experience for themselves.