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Against Venice [Paperback]

Regis Debray , John Howe

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Book Description

Jan. 1 2002
Pierre thought he knew his Uncle Charles well. He had worked with him on a daily basis for fifteen years, assisting the austere art historian in his studies. Yet after Charles' death, Pierre finds a diary in which his uncle confessed to a secret, heartbreaking love affair. Pierre's search for the truth leads him to Judith, the woman his uncle so passionately loved, and when he meets her daughter Sarah, he finds that his own life will be changed for ever.

Beaussant's superbly crafted narrative effortlessly conveys the author's passion for art to the reader.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Pushkin Press; 1 edition (Jan. 1 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1901285405
  • ISBN-13: 978-1901285406
  • Product Dimensions: 12.5 x 16.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 100 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,838,359 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Philippe Beaussant is a novelist and musicologist. He has written several works of fiction besides Rendezvous in Venice, and is the author of numerous books on the history and art of the baroque era. He was awarded the Brive French Language Prize in 2001 and the Literary Prize of the Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation in 2004.

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