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O Nascimento de Vénus - Sarah Dunant, Sofia Gomes
O Nascimento de Vénus
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ISBN: 9789898063226
Publisher: Saída de Emergência
Pages no: 350
Edition language: Portuguese
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A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
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3.0 The Birth of Venus (Dunant)
This is a not-bad coming-of-age story set in Florence during and after Savonarola's brief but ferocious anti-secular reign over the city. The protagonist is Alessandra, age 14, individualist and would-be artist, not at all happy about taking on the more traditional woman's role that her mother and e...
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4.0 The Birth Of Venus – Sarah Dunant
‘When he finally speaks he has stopped shaking, but the effort has cost him. ‘I paint in God’s service,’ he says, with the air of a novitiate delivering a litany he has been taught but not fully understood. ‘And it is forbidden for me to talk with women.’ Alessandra Cecci is not quite fifteen when...
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3.5 Review: The Birth of Venus - Sarah Dunant
Overall I give 3.5 stars. The story blended historical fact very well with the fictional story of the main character. It gave enough detail but not so much that it was like reading non-fiction. The writer did an excellent job of inserting the MC and her family into the events of the time period that...
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0.0 The Birth of Venus: A Novel
Deja vu. I started reading this today and realized that I read this before although I don't remember when, but I remember bits and dribbles. It was first published in 2003, so it wasn't so long ago. In any case, it was long before GR.
Lisa (Harmony)
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3.0 The Birth of Venus: A Novel
We meet Alessandra Cecchi, the protagonist and narrator of this first person novel, who we meet as a young girl, only fourteen-years of age in 1492 when the book starts. She lived, as the curse goes, in interesting times. Alessandra was raised in Florence at the height of the Renaissance, the city o...
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