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The second duchess

Author: Elizabeth Loupas
Publisher: New York : New American Library, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a city-state known for magnificence, where love affairs and conspiracies play out amidst brilliant painters, poets and musicians, the powerful and ambitious Alfonso d'Este, duke of Ferrara, takes a new bride. Half of Europe is certain he murdered his first wife, Lucrezia, the luminous child of the Medici. But no one dares accuse him, and no one has proof-least of all his second duchess, the far less beautiful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Barbara, Archduchess of Austria; Alfonso, Duke of Ferrara; Barbara, Archduchess of Austria; Alfonso, Duke of Ferrara Modena and Reggio; Alfonso, Duke of Ferrara; Barbara, Archduchess of Austria
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Loupas
ISBN: 9780451232151 0451232151 9781611294668 1611294665
OCLC Number: 617551038
Notes: Includes discussion questions.
Description: 376 pages : genealogical table, map ; 22 cm
Other Titles: 2nd duchess
Responsibility: Elizabeth Loupas.

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Barbara of Austria is plain, quick-witted and sensible. She also desperately needs a husband, for unmarried at twenty-six, she is about to be packed off to a convent, like her sisters before her.  Read more...

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"Think The Other Boleyn Girl meets Rebecca" C.S. Harris, author of the Sebastian St Cyr mystery series "The Second Duchess is one of those rare books that have everything; an engaging plot, well Read more...

 
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