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Bitter greens [electronic resource] : A Novel. Kate Forsyth.

Forsyth, Kate. (Author). Reading, Kate. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781483017662 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (17 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2014.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Kate Reading.
Summary, etc.: From internationally bestselling author Kate Forsyth comes a historical novel that gorgeously interweaves the Rapunzel fairy tale with the true life story of French novelist Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de la Force.Charlotte-Rose has been banished from the court of Versailles by the Sun King, Louis XIV, after a series of scandalous love affairs. She is comforted by an old nun, Sister Seraphina, who tells her the tale of a young girl who, a hundred years earlier, was sold by her parents for a handful of bitter greens.After Margherita's father steals from the walled garden of the courtesan Selena Leonelli, he is threatened with having both hands cut off unless he and his wife give away their little girl. Selena is the famous red-haired muse of the artist Tiziano, first painted by him in 1512 and still inspiring him at the time of his death. Selena is at the center of Renaissance life in Venice, a world of beauty and danger, seduction and betrayal, love and superstition.Locked...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 547025 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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