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The birth of Venus : a novel

Author: Sarah Dunant
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, New York : Random, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in 15th-century Florence, this is a novel of mystery, history, politics and passion. Fourteen-year-old Alessandra's love of art and her lively independence lure her into a world of all sorts of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Named Person: Girolamo Savonarola; Girolamo Savonarola
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Dunant
ISBN: 1400060737 9781400060733 0316725498 9780316725491 0965834654 9780965834650 0812968972 9780812968972
OCLC Number: 899217863
Description: 412 p. ; 21 cm. 397 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Sarah Dunant.

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'No one should visit Tuscany this summer without this book. It is richly textured, and driven by a thrillerish fever' TIMES 'It is to Dunant's credit that the vast quantities of historical Read more...

 
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