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The second duchess

Author: Elizabeth Loupas
Publisher: New York : New American Library, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Loupas, Elizabeth.
Second duchess.
New York : New American Library, ©2011
(DLC) 2010030896
(OCoLC)617551038
Named Person: Barbara, Archduchess of Austria; Alfonso, Duke of Ferrara; Alfonso, Duke of Ferrara; Barbara, Archduchess of Austria
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Loupas
ISBN: 9781101470114 1101470119 9781101478455 1101478454 9781409052128 1409052125
OCLC Number: 759839246
Notes: Includes discussion questions.
Description: 1 online resource (376 pages) : genealogical table, map
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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