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The Resource In the company of the courtesan : a nove, Sarah Dunant

In the company of the courtesan : a nove, Sarah Dunant

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In the company of the courtesan : a nove
Title
In the company of the courtesan
Title remainder
a nove
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Dunant
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Renaissance Italy, 1527, during the sacking of Rome. Cortesan Fiammetta and her dwarf companion Bucino, with their stomachs full of the jewels they have swallowed, head for Venice. There they infiltrate Venetian society and together the make a perfect partnership - the sharp tongued, sharp witted dwarf and his mistress trained from birth to entertain and satisfy men with money. As their fortunes increase their partnership comes under threat from the attentions of an admirer and from a blind healer who insinuates herself into their lives with devastating consequences for them all
Summary
In 1527, when the city of Rome is sacked and burned by an invading army, the famed courtesan Fiammetta Bianchini and her dwarf companion, Bucino Teodoldi, escape to the wealthy and powerful city of Venice in order to rebuild their business
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Writing style
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138680
Cataloging source
DLC
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Dunant, Sarah
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Blind women
  • Courtesans
  • Dwarfs
  • Venice (Italy)
Target audience
adult
Label
In the company of the courtesan : a nove, Sarah Dunant
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. [369]-371
Control code
000028046757
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
371p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781400063819
Label
In the company of the courtesan : a nove, Sarah Dunant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. [369]-371
Control code
000028046757
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
371p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781400063819

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