In the Company of the Courtesan

Author(s): Sarah Dunant

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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.

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The breathtaking historical novel about love, beauty, the politics of sex and the power of loyalty set in Venice, by the bestselling author of Sacred Hearts

Sarah Dunant is the author of six crime novels for which she won two Silver Daggers. Cultural commentator - for many years she presented The Late Show - she was editor of War of the Words (Virago 1994). Her two previous novels, Transgressions and Mapping the Edge, were the subject of major acclaim.

General Fields

  • : 9781844089109
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Virago Press Ltd
  • : December 2012
  • : 198mm X 128mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 823.92
  • : 416
  • : Sarah Dunant
  • : Paperback