The Betrothed

The Betrothed

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Classics & Modern Classics
Hardback Published on: 25/10/2013
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Synopsis

Set in Lombardy during the Spanish occupation of the late 1620s, The Betrothed tells the story of two young lovers, Renzo and Lucia, prevented from marrying by the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who desires Lucia for himself. Forced to flee, they are then cruelly separated, and must face many dangers including plague, famine and imprisonment, and confront a variety of strange characters - the mysterious Nun of Monza, the fiery Father Cristoforo and the sinister 'Unnamed' - in their struggle to be reunited. A vigorous portrayal of enduring passion,

  • Publisher: Everyman
  • ISBN: 9781841593579
  • Number of pages: 680
  • Weight: 675g
  • Dimensions: 210 x 33 x 135 mm

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The Betrothed
Omnia munda mundis
This is a classic Italian novel. It has everything in it; an enduring love affair, tyranny, famine, invasions by foreign armies and a pandemic. An importan... READ MORE
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