The Venetian Secret, 1620 (The Morosini Family)
Preview — The Venetian secret, by Giulia Morosini. The Venetian secret, by Giulia Morosini. The Venetian secret, 3. Giulia Morosini pseudonym for: Annemette Fogh Intelligent and passionate, Marietta, 19, lives at a time when dowries are reaching for the skies.
Child of a prestigious noble family, the Morosinis, she is no more than a pawn in a frenzied money game to win honour and social status, and consequently, she falls victim to religious fervour and political machinations. Published first published August 8th To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about The Venetian secret, , please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about The Venetian secret, Lists with This Book. An old, forgotten painting by Paolo Veronese, showing her beautiful great aunt Rosalba Morosini as a young bride to be, turns out to be essential for her plans to leave bleak convent life behind, the hellfire of the Inquisition, her hateful mother and vile brother, and the convent confessor Orsolo Lupi.
Rosalba's romance brings the passion back into Marietta's life. This is a story of love and the striving for personal freedom in a world where paradox and hypocrisy rule.
Historical facts blend with fiction in this tale of the dark side of early 17th century Venice. Read more Read less.
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The Venetian secret, 1620
Buy the eBook Price: Available in Russia Shop from Russia to buy this item. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Child of a prestigious noble family, the Morosinis, she is no more than a pawn in a frenzied money game to win honor and social status, and consequently, she falls victim to religious fervour and political machinations. Forced by her family to take the veil, Marietta contemplates the impossible.
She makes up her mind to defy God, throw off the chains of her destiny, and try to escape to a life in exile with her childhood love, her peer, the nobleman Tommaso Contarini. And old, forgotten painting by Paolo Veronese, showing her beautiful great aunt Rosalba Morosini as a young bride to be, turn out to be essential for her plans to leave behind bleak convent life, the hellfire of the Inquisition, her hateful mother and vile brother, and the convent confessor Orsolo Lupi.
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