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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Pierluigi Farnese and the Colonna . . . those of them who were spared . . . are still
with the Emperor's armies. They're proceeding to Naples, to Lombardy, through
the Romagna — without me. But I'm still alive. I have — presumably on Cardinal ...
Cardinal Farnese himself told me these things. He knows that I once had an
interest in the destiny of Camerino. In fact, he knows still more about me. He
seldom speaks openly about me or my past. But I can tell in a number of little
ways that he ...
But why do they let themselves be used by Farnese? They're telling people that
we in the Campagnia and the Capuchins are infected with the German heresy. . .
My God, there isn't a nobler, more pious man than Fra Bernardo, the head of the ...
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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
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