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The Venetian mask

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Thorndike Press,
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Enduring friendships and long-held vendettas come alive against the splendor and decadence of eighteenth-century Venice. In 1775 Venice--known to outsiders as "the brothel of Europe"--the tradition of mask-wearing has allowed adultery and debauchery to flourish. But Marietta and Elena, two friends at the Ospedale della Pietà, a world-famous orphanage and music school for girls, know little of that milieu--until they come of age. Elena is forced to wed the head of the Celano clan, a jealous, brutal man, while Marietta marries Domenico Torrisi, whose family vendetta with the Celanos is centuries old. Tradition dictates that the friends should never speak again, but their bond is too strong to break. As the French Revolution unsettles all of Europe, Elena's husband frames Domenico and he becomes a political prisoner. Marietta and Elena plot to save him, and the women discover that Venetian masks have noble purposes, too--but will their efforts put their own lives at risk? Embodying the glitter and the treachery of the city it portrays, The Venetian Mask will keep you turning pages long into the night.
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Grouping Title venetian mask
Grouping Author laker rosalind
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
Last Indexed 2019-02-18 04:42:01AM

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subject_facet Historical fiction, Large type books, Romantic suspense novels, Venice (Italy) -- History -- Fiction
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title_full The Venetian mask / Rosalind Laker
title_short The Venetian mask
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