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The chimera

Author: Sebastiano Vassalli; Patrick Creagh
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner edView all editions and formats
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In 17th Century Italy, at the time of the counter-reformation, a girl is accused of witchcraft by people jealous of her beauty. She becomes a pawn in a conflict between the local bishop and the pope, is tortured and executed.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastiano Vassalli; Patrick Creagh
ISBN: 0684802600 9780684802602
OCLC Number: 31517930
Description: vi, 313 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Chimera.
Responsibility: Sebastiano Vassalli ; translated from the Italian by Patrick Creagh.

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In 17th Century Italy, at the time of the counter-reformation, a girl is accused of witchcraft by people jealous of her beauty. She becomes a pawn in a conflict between the local bishop and the pope, is tortured and executed.

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