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  • Paperback
  • 464
  • The Venetian Mask A Novel
  • Rosalind Laker
  • English
  • 10 June 2019
  • 9780307352569

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review The Venetian Mask A Novel 103 Rosalind Laker Æ 3 free download characters The Venetian Mask A Novel School for girls know little of that milieu–until they come of age Elena is forced to wed the head of the Celano clan a jealous brutal man while Marietta marries Domenico Torrisi whose family vendetta with the Celanos is centuries old Tradition dictates that the friends should never speak again but their bond is too strong to break As the French Revolution unsettl Read this novel in a Reader s Digest Condensed collection when I was a kid and it left a lasting impression A Gothic novel set in the glittering glamorous ugly world of Venice

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review The Venetian Mask A Novel 103 Rosalind Laker Æ 3 free download characters The Venetian Mask A Novel Enduring friendships and long held vendettas come alive against the splendor and decadence of eighteenth century VeniceIn 1775 Venice–known to outsiders as “the brothel of Europe”–the tradition of mask wearing has allowed adultery and debauchery to flourish But Marietta and Elena two dear friends at the Ospedale della Pietà a world famous orphanage and music Great book about life in Venice cerca 1700 Teh book concentrates on two girls raised in an orphanage and schooled in music They grow and marry two opposing families The story is chock full of adventure and thick plots Very good read especially if you enjoy descriptions of Venice the way it use to beMerged reviewI love reading historical fiction and since this is a far cry from that it does show you Venice in the late 1700s taking many libertiesthe Pietadoes existor at least did as it was portrayed in the book It is a very romantic historical account about a girl who was brought to an orphanage in Venice when her mask making mother took ill and died Marietta met and befriended Eleana in the orphanage and the two of them ended up marrying the Hatfield adn MacCoys The story takes you through Marietta s life in the orphanage to become a prima donna singer and then into her marriage into nobility in the Venice of the 1700svery good book and it kept my interest even through the romantic nonsense entwined with the historic viewpoints of that era Homewrecker raised in an orphanage and schooled in music They grow and marry two opposing families The story is chock full of adventure and thick plots Very good Make your own model forts castles read especially if you enjoy descriptions of Venice the way it use to beMerged Tremors of Fury The Days of Ash and Fury #2 reviewI love How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay Inadvertently or So They Both Claimed reading historical fiction and since this is a far cry from that it does show you Venice in the late 1700s taking many libertiesthe Pietadoes existor at least did as it was portrayed in the book It is a very The Mage (Foxcraft, Book 3) romantic historical account about a girl who was brought to an orphanage in Venice when her mask making mother took ill and died Marietta met and befriended Eleana in the orphanage and the two of them ended up marrying the Hatfield adn MacCoys The story takes you through Marietta s life in the orphanage to become a prima donna singer and then into her marriage into nobility in the Venice of the 1700svery good book and it kept my interest even through the Illustrated Workbook for Self Therapy for Your Inner Critic romantic nonsense entwined with the historic viewpoints of that era

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review The Venetian Mask A Novel 103 Rosalind Laker Æ 3 free download characters The Venetian Mask A Novel Es all of Europe Elena’s husband frames Domenico and he becomes a political prisoner Marietta and Elena plot to save him and the women discover that Venetian masks have noble purposes too–but will their efforts put their own lives at riskEmbodying the glitter and the treachery of the city it portrays The Venetian Mask will keep you turning pages long into the nig Rosalind Laker is fast becoming one of my favorite historical fiction authors I have also read her novel The House by the Fjord and I just started two others To Dream of Snowand This Shining LandThe Venetian Mask tells the story of two friends Marietta and Elena who grow up together in the Ospedale de la Pieta an orphanage and music school Their romantic lives entangle them in feuding families The story follows them over several decades as their personal trials and struggles intersect with the political life of Venice in the late 18th century through the arrival of Napoleon s forces during the Directory period in FranceA uniue feature of the book is the detailed information about the business of making ornate masks that truly concealed identities not only at Carnival time but all through the year This practice of mask wearing facilitated the intrigues that were already common to Venetian life and Marietta who came from a family of skilled mask makers is ideally suited to playing a pivotal role among the nobility and bureaucrats who wished to buy them and hide behind themThe prose is smoothly and skillfully written and the story is well paced and suspenseful with plenty of risk and danger The two women s friendship is a constant emotional thread binding their disparate fates