- ISBN: 8842918512
- Casa Editrice: Nord
- Pagine: 497
- Data di uscita: 13-10-2011
This book was pure fun. The plot was improbable and at times inexplicable, but I smiled all the way through. Mainly this was due to the narrator: cheerful Renaissance prostitute Luciana. How refreshing to come across a courtesan who is not ethereal, wounded, or brutalized - Luciana likes men, likes
3.5 stars. This wasn’t quite my cup of tea, but still enjoyable. It was like Dan Brown set in the 15th century. The two main characters were a likeable combination and all the historical details of the most important cities of Italy at the time, made me want to go and visit them. I’ve always wanted Leggi tutto
I love this book and don't care what you think.
Proputovala kroz Italiju i upoznala šaroliko društvo.
Historical fiction should make the reader feel as though they are being offered a privileged view of things as they progressed in history, with the caveat that a certain amount of suspension of disbelief is necessary on the reader's part, but not too much. The privileged view the historical fiction
Just finished the book. I loved, loved, loved how it ended. I'm a sucker for such endings. I must admit, I was not very much impressed with the book at the beginning of it. Some details seemed unnecessary and some ideas were too far-fetched but it was highly entertaining and I adored the two main ch Leggi tutto
Il sole rende chiare tutte le scoperte con la sua luce a voi che cercate. Infine Venere, con la sua piacevole bellezza, adorna tutto ciò che viene scoperto.
Firenze pare un gioiello e puzza di zolfo................. E' stupenda e brutale al tempo stesso. La sua è una bellezza a fior di pelle; sotto, il sangue scorre molto vicino alla superficie.
Andate, andate ad ammirare il mosaico del Giudizio Universale sulla cupoladel Battistero e poi ditemi: quale parte attira per primo lo sguardo? Il Paradiso, con gli angioletti perfettini con l'aureola e le trombe che squillano a festa? O l'Inferno, dove l'occhiuto Lucifero divora i dannati?