The scarlet city: a novel of 16th-century Italy
Academy Chicago Publishers, 1990 - 367 pagina's
In this masterly novel, Hella Haasse, the author of last year's bestselling takes readers to a 16th-century Italy torn by the savage violence of war and by sinister intrigues for power, and Giovanni Borgia's agonizing search for his true origins.
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pay my men, so I have to let them plunder the territory around them — that
certainly hurts the Emperor's name and it hurts the Spanish cause, and I'm going
to be held responsible for all the damage they've done. My enemies think I'm the
It was no secret that the Emperor had declared himself ready to reward young
Sforza with the dukedom of Milan under certain conditions. Morone's skill at
bargaining was proverbial in Imperial circles: he had negotiated in Sforza 's
name with ...
"You can leave that to the Emperor's spies, can't you?" "No spy could ever learn
as much as they just handed me on a platter." "Oh, but don't lower yourself to
playing a double game. Either take Morone prisoner or stay out of it altogether.
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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
The Italian Wars
Pietro Aretino and Giovanni Borgia
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