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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Varano and Madonna Ca- terina seemed to slip into the background while Giberti
, the Pope and I were the actors in the foreground in a play in which everyone but
me knew the plot and the dialogue. The two men looked at me — they seemed ...
There were moments when I hated her with a ferocity which surprised even me.
Alfonso once mentioned the name of Carpi in connection with Bembo and the
role which this man seemed to have played in Lucrezia's life. This had not
It seemed to him to go without saying that Florence would set that task aside for
him, if only out of aesthetic considerations. The design stayed alive in him, it was
his spiritual possession, a part of himself. Just as David personified the struggle ...
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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
The Italian Wars
Pietro Aretino and Giovanni Borgia
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