In The Company Of The Courtesan
|Author||: Sarah Dunant|
|Publisher||: Hachette UK|
|Total Pages||: 416|
|Rating||: 4/5 (944 Downloads)|
Download or read book In The Company Of The Courtesan written by Sarah Dunant and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2009-07-02 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: With their stomachs churning on the jewels they have swallowed, the courtesan Fiammetta and her companion dwarf Bucino escape the sack of Rome. It's 1527. They head for the shimmering, decadent city of Venice. Sarah Dunant's epic novel of sixteenth-century Renaissance Italy is a story about the sins of pleasure and the pleasures of sin, an intoxicating mix of fact and fiction, and a dazzling portait of one of the worlds greatest cities at its most potent moment in history.