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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In addition, I felt my body changing. I knew that I was growing up; new urges, new
sensations overcame me; I looked at the people around me with different eyes. I
was curious and restless, sauntering from room to room without knowing what I ...
I felt the difference without being able to say exactly how it had happened. From
being a member of Rodrigo's family and his equal in rank, I became a sort of
foster brother, a playmate of lower birth. I still went in and out of the royal
It was a long time before he took her into his confidence. Her involuntary gesture
of horror, the look of alarmed comprehension on her face when he came home,
caused him to feel a greater hostility toward his wife than he had ever felt when ...
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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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