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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Even as she spoke, she seemed to be releasing herself from a burden; she often
sighed, squeezed my hands, smiled her childish apologetic smile. Because we
were speaking Spanish, she ignored the members of her retinue who walked in ...
Have you pledged your word of honor that you'll keep silent about the visit you
paid to the Marquis of Pescara in the retinue of Girolamo Morone?" "Do you really
believe that Messer Morone would possibly take me into his confidence?
Over his shoulder she could see the members of his retinue standing at a
distance, waiting for him. One of them bowed to her; after that she was aware that
this man was constantly staring at her. She searched her memory: Have I seen
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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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