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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I waited until the guests and the envoys had departed before I asked to speak
with my foster mother. While I spoke she sat motionless, with downcast eyes, a
faint smile on her lips, in the attitude which I remembered so well. I looked down
Her mother is right. This is the only way. When she appears to be unwilling, rises
in rebellion, her mother is always there to remind her of the things she is not
allowed to forget. "Do you think that you would have had a cardinal for a father if
She once made a hesitant first attempt by admitting that she despised her mother.
While she was speaking, she saw in his eyes that he fully understood her. So he
knows what that is, hatred of your own flesh and blood. And he's not eager to ...
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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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