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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Michelangelo Buonarroti 49 IV. Vittoria Colonna 63 V. Niccolò Machiavelli to
Francesco Guicciardini 87 VI. Giovanni Borgia 97 VII. Vittoria Colonna 131 Vili.
Francesco Guicciardini to Niccolò Machiavelli 143 IX. Giovanni Borgia 151 X.
Shabby, dusty, unkempt as usual, always eccentric, always inaccessible, our
Michelangelo Buonarroti! But a great man. One must be somewhat
understanding. But not everyone is as broad-minded as I am . . . He has many
enemies in Rome.
... of work — oh no, it meant he had failed those who had given him the
commission, and that failure was symbolic of his inner world: chaotic, not fully
formed. And, too, he was more and —329— Michelangelo Buonarroti
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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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