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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A NOVEL OF 16TH CENTURY ITALY Hella S. Haasse. Borgia am I; two, perhaps
three times a Borgia. To others, my lineage is a riddle; to me, it's a secret — no,
more than a secret — a source of torment. In Italy, for a quarter of a century, ...
A NOVEL OF 16TH CENTURY ITALY Hella S. Haasse. way, he didn't originate
them — they were hatched in the immediate neighborhood of His Holiness,
although I don't know exactly who first came up with this idea that we're talking
A NOVEL OF 16TH CENTURY ITALY Hella S. Haasse. The last act has begun,
Niccold. Cato's Italy, and Scipio's, Dante's and Petrarch's Italy, is finished — the
Italy of our youth. . . . God knows it was careless and reckless in its wealth, but I ...
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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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