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Bridge of Sighs


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Bridge of Sighs
   is in   
Italy
Bridge over the Rio di Palazzo was erected in the year 1600 to connect the Doge's prisons with the inquisitor's rooms in the palace. The nickname was invented when Lord Byron said that the bridge's name was inspired by the sighs of condemned led to death.
Richard Russo
   wrote   
Bridge of Sighs
Knopf, 2007






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