|07-29-2012, 12:19 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jul 2012
Historical Fiction Fans! This is for you.
Romeo & Juliet is the greatest love story ever told. And every story has a beginning.
A sweeping novel of Renaissance Italy, THE MASTER OF VERONA follows Pietro Alaghieri, eldest son of the poet Dante, as he's caught up by the charisma and genius of Verona's ruler, Cangrande della Scala. Pietro risks battles, duels, and murder to impress his new lord. At the heart of the story is an infernal plot against Cangrande's bastard heir, and the rivalry of two friends over the affections of a girl - a rivalry will sever a friendship, divide a city, and spark a feud that will someday produce the star-cross'd lovers.
Based on the plays of William Shakespeare, the poetry of Dante, and the history of Italy, THE MASTER OF VERONA is a novel of brutal warfare, lost friendship, and dire conspiracy, combining to create an epic journey into the birth of the Renaissance that recalls the best of Bernard Cornwell and Dorothy Dunnett.
Last edited by dreams; 07-31-2012 at 02:12 AM. Reason: clean link - moderator
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Attention historical romance readers (particularly fans of 18th century England)||Anne Kinsey||Self-Promotions by Authors and Publishers||0||10-14-2011 01:01 AM|
|Romance, Women's Fiction Fans?||DonnaFaz||Self-Promotions by Authors and Publishers||25||03-01-2011 12:43 PM|
|Historical fiction - how factual?||sportourer1||Writers' Corner||44||12-18-2010 06:55 AM|
|Need historical fiction recommendations||shore_pk||Reading Recommendations||32||12-01-2010 12:11 AM|
|Historical Fiction to Science Fiction/Fantasy||Georgiegirl2012||Reading Recommendations||12||11-13-2010 07:22 PM|