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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"Let me tell her what Fra Matteo says. / think like him, you want to tread the
middle way! Now is the time to choose a position, to define our attitude.
Everything that separates us from God must be cast out, banished, annihilated!
Love of God can ...
tell. whether. you. deserve. help. You never met Madonna until you came here?"
The question was put off-handedly. But something in his look and the tone of his
voice told me that much depended on my answer and the manner in which I ...
Tell me in a word. Does Milan object to the Emperor's demands?" Pescara began
to laugh softly, but the laugh ended in a fit of coughing. She supported him while
he fought for breath. "The Emperor's demands didn't enter into the conversation ...
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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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