Scarlet City The: A NOVEL OF 16TH CENTURY ITALY
Academy Chicago Publishers, 30 aug. 2005 - 368 pagina's
Although he bears one of the most notorious names in all of Italy, Giovanni Borgia doesn't know his parentage. Hella Haasse uses the Italian Wars as a backdrop for Giovanni's agonizing quest for his identity.
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Pantasilea, Antea, Tullia, our great courtesans, I know them personally. All you
need to do is give me a wink and Rome lies open to you." "Thanks for the offer; I'll
bear it in mind. I bid you goodbye, Messer . . ." "Aretino, Pietro! Don't forget it.
Messer Aretino hummed a ditty for me: Sweetheart of mine, I shall be with you as
often As Pescara with his Vittoria. Derisive promise of a lover who plans to desert
his sweetheart! Street songs, in spite of their exaggerations, generally hit the ...
Maybe Messer Aretino can shed some light on my problem; he's an unreliable
sort of fellow, but he's interesting and amusing and anyway he seems to be a
useful connection. I've tried to find out about him. No one at the Chancellery
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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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