Download PDF by Andrea Di Robilant: A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th

By Andrea Di Robilant

ISBN-10: 037541181X

ISBN-13: 9780375411816

ISBN-10: 0375726179

ISBN-13: 9780375726170

ISBN-10: 1402561792

ISBN-13: 9781402561795

within the waning days of Venice’s glory within the mid-1700s, Andrea Memmo was once scion to 1 the city’s oldest patrician households. on the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old Giustiniana Wynne, the gorgeous, illegitimate daughter of a Venetian mom and British father. as a result of their dramatically diverse positions in society, they can now not marry. And Giustiniana’s mom, afraid that an affair might smash her daughter’s possibilities to shape a greater union, forbade them to determine one another. Her prohibition basically fueled their hope and so all started their torrid, mystery seven-year-affair, enlisting assistance from a couple of intimates and servants (willing to danger their very own positions) to commute love letters backward and forward and to aid facilitate their clandestine conferences. ultimately, Giustiniana discovered herself pregnant and she or he grew to become for aid to the notorious Casanova–himself infatuated together with her.

Two and part centuries later, the incredible tale of this star-crossed couple is advised in a panoramic narrative, re-created partly from the passionate, clandestine letters Andrea and Giustiniana wrote to every other.

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