The Birth of Venus

Author(s): Sarah Dunant

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* Reissued in a new look is this richly imagined historical novel that combines mystery, history, politics and passion in a story of gripping power, from the author of SACRED HEARTS

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'No one should visit Tuscany this summer without this book. It is richly textured, and driven by a thrillerish fever' TIMES ' Dunant makes the art and philosophy of the period look new and dangerous again' IND ON SUN 'A beautiful serpent of a book, seductive dangerous and full of wise guile. Dunant's snaky tale of art, sex and Florentine hysteria, consumes utterly - but the experience is all pleasure.' Simon Schama

Sarah Dunant is a cultural commentator, award-winning thriller writer and author of a trilogy of novels set in renaissance Italy exploring women's lives through art, sex and religion.

General Fields

  • : 9781844080359
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : Virago Press Ltd
  • : January 2004
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sarah Dunant
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 823.914
  • : 432