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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The men of the horse guards waited in the courtyard while Morone went inside
with his confidants from Milan and the two or three papal functionaries — of
whom I was one. But we members of the retinue were allowed to come no farther
c he didn't think much about Messer Morone's visit at first. 's>~s She knew that
Pescara and the Chancellor of Milan were acquaintances. His arrival with that
great retinue gave the impression of being official: that wasn't surprising. It was
"Calm down, Messer," I said, "perhaps you conveyed certain facts to the Spanish
sympathizers in connection with Girolamo Morone and the Marquis of Pescara?"
"How could you think a thing like that about me, Messer Giovanni? This is 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
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