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The romance of Casanova : a novel

Author: Richard Aldington
Publisher: New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, ©1946.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Casanova, whose name spells romance to every generation, is in the prime of his restless life in this new novel by Richard Aldington. In Venice of the eighteenth century, gaily wasting away her last years of glory, we find him living by his sharp, capricious wits : here he gambled, and drank, and schemed, tricked his patrons with cunning and laughter, captivated all women, chaste and audacious alike. And here, too,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962.
Romance of Casanova.
New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, ©1946
(OCoLC)561062534
Named Person: Giacomo Casanova; Giacomo Casanova
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Aldington
OCLC Number: 2104807
Notes: "First printing"--Title page verso.
Description: 344 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Richard Aldington.

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"Casanova, whose name spells romance to every generation, is in the prime of his restless life in this new novel by Richard Aldington. In Venice of the eighteenth century, gaily wasting away her last years of glory, we find him living by his sharp, capricious wits : here he gambled, and drank, and schemed, tricked his patrons with cunning and laughter, captivated all women, chaste and audacious alike. And here, too, he lost his wandering heart to the enchanting Henriette ..."--Jacket.

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