The scarlet city: a novel of 16th-century Italy
Academy Chicago Publishers, 1990 - 367 pagina's
In this masterly novel, Hella Haasse, the author of last year's bestselling takes readers to a 16th-century Italy torn by the savage violence of war and by sinister intrigues for power, and Giovanni Borgia's agonizing search for his true origins.
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Now, in The Scarlet City, she takes us to 16th-century Italy, which is in the throes
of reacting to foreign invasion and religious upheaval. The novel centers around
Giovanni Borgia, a mysterious figure known in history as the infans Romanus, ...
a novel of 16th-century Italy Hella S. Haasse. Borgia am I; two, perhaps three
times a Borgia. To others, my lineage is a riddle; to me, it's a secret — no, more
than a secret — a source of torment. In Italy, for a quarter of a century, no name
a novel of 16th-century Italy Hella S. Haasse. The last act has begun, Niccolo.
Cato's Italy, and Scipio's, Dante's and Petrarch's Italy, is finished — the Italy of our
youth. . . . God knows it was careless and reckless in its wealth, but I mourn it now
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Against the turbulent backdrop of the Italian Wars (1494-1559) Haasse traces the lives and struggles of some of Italy's most famous citizens--Michelangelo Buonarroti, Niccolo Machiavelli, Vittoria ... Volledige review lezen
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