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Scarlet City
Scarlet City
Author: Hella Haasse
A Novel of 16th Century Italy — This stunning, highly acclaimed novel centers on Giovanni Borgia, a mysterious figure known in history as the infans Romanus, or child of Rome. Although he bears one of the most notorious names in Italy, Giovanni does not know who his parents are: Is Cesare Borgia his father or his brother? Or is he no relation at ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780897333726
ISBN-10: 0897333721
Publication Date: 3/1992
Pages: 368
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Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Novel centers on the mysterious character of Giovanni Borgia, a bastard with one of the most infamous names in Renaissance Italy. Set against the backdrop and intrigue of the Italian Wars, Haasse uses Giovanni's quest for his true identity as the centerpiece for this rich historical fiction.