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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Before that time I had never seriously believed that the visitor to Carpi could have
been Lucrezia, even though that thought sometimes crossed my mind. Why
shouldn't Rodrigo's mother, our blood relative and guardian, make herself known
I began to talk about my stay in Carpi. I looked at her significantly as if it were an
accomplished fact that we had met each other there. She kept looking into the
mirror. I saw that she was seeking an escape. I had to admire her self-control.
I believed Lucrezia only partially when she gave her longing for Rodrigo as a
reason for our meeting in Carpi . Had she really hoped to be able to exorcise
certain ghosts in herself if she, when she thought of Rodrigo, could call up his
face, his ...
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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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