Download e-book for iPad: A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th by Andrea Di Robilant

By Andrea Di Robilant

ISBN-10: 037541181X

ISBN-13: 9780375411816

ISBN-10: 0375726179

ISBN-13: 9780375726170

ISBN-10: 1402561792

ISBN-13: 9781402561795

within the waning days of Venice’s glory within the mid-1700s, Andrea Memmo used to be scion to at least one the city’s oldest patrician households. on the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old Giustiniana Wynne, the gorgeous, illegitimate daughter of a Venetian mom and British father. due to their dramatically various positions in society, they can now not marry. And Giustiniana’s mom, afraid that an affair could wreck her daughter’s probabilities to shape a superior union, forbade them to work out one another. Her prohibition in basic terms fueled their hope and so all started their torrid, mystery seven-year-affair, enlisting assistance from a number of intimates and servants (willing to threat their very own positions) to commute love letters from side to side and to assist facilitate their clandestine conferences. finally, Giustiniana discovered herself pregnant and she or he grew to become for aid to the notorious Casanova–himself infatuated along with her.

Two and part centuries later, the incredible tale of this star-crossed couple is informed in a panoramic narrative, re-created partially from the passionate, clandestine letters Andrea and Giustiniana wrote to every other.

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