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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But after I had been swung around on the shoulder of the man who was carrying
me, I saw, at the end of a narrow uncovered passage, the outlines of the Castel
Sant'Angelo and the angel on its highest battlement glittering in the sunlight ...
A NOVEL OF 16TH CENTURY ITALY Hella S. Haasse. fortress where he had
taken up residence, writing ... But Rodrigo couldn't remember anything about our
stay in the Castel Sant'Angelo. That's understandable: he was two years younger
A NOVEL OF 16TH CENTURY ITALY Hella S. Haasse. even if it's only to be able
to say later: that was the ... I was sucked, horse and all, into the mob sweeping
toward the Castel Sant'Angelo. The crush in front of the citadel defied description.
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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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