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The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt. Volume 1, The Venetian years

Author: Giacomo Casanova; Arthur Machen
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The name of Casanova (1725-1798) is synonymous with seduction. But the Venetian adventurer's life story is also one of the most reliable sources of how Europeans lived in the eighteenth century. In this first of his six-volume Memoirs, Casanova relates his childhood, first love affair, and his schooling in Padua. His subsequent short career in the church leads to prison and then travel. After saving a nobleman's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Biography
Named Person: Giacomo Casanova; Giacomo Casanova
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giacomo Casanova; Arthur Machen
ISBN: 9781411449817 1411449819
OCLC Number: 828935983
Notes: "Barnes & Noble digital library."
Description: 1 online resource (800 pages)
Other Titles: Mémoires.
Venetian years
Responsibility: Jacques Casanova ; translated by Arthur Machen.

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The name of Casanova (1725-1798) is synonymous with seduction. But the Venetian adventurer's life story is also one of the most reliable sources of how Europeans lived in the eighteenth century. In this first of his six-volume Memoirs, Casanova relates his childhood, first love affair, and his schooling in Padua. His subsequent short career in the church leads to prison and then travel. After saving a nobleman's life, Casanova has the money to taste high society eventually ruining his own fortune with scandals.

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