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.
Resultaten 1-3 van 50
"Listen to what Fra Matteo says: even the elect have become unfaithful; the world
is the Lord's vineyard and He is waiting for righteousness but there is no
righteousness, there is no justice, there's only rot and cacophony. The Church
She promised me that she would write to our blood relatives in Spain who control
the Borgia possessions there. But I've heard nothing more about it. Luisa doesn't
answer my letters. Incidentally, since I've been taken into the retinue of the ...
There's nothing you can't accomplish with my help, Messer. Of course you have
to put your trust in me above all your other connections . . ." "Messer Pietro, I can't
help admiring the persistence with which you keep attempting to pump me.
Wat mensen zeggen - Een review schrijven
The scarlet city: a novel of 16th-century ItalyGebruikersrecensie - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
19 andere gedeelten niet weergegeven