The Venetian affair by Helen MacInnes

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Published by Collins in London .

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Statement(by)Helen MacInnes.
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Pagination382p. ;
Number of Pages382
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Open LibraryOL17060816M
ISBN 100002218763
OCLC/WorldCa59801948

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Andrea Memmo, son The Venetian affair book an important Venetian family and a young up and coming political figure meets Giustiniana Wynne, a beautiful young woman from England who is living in Venice and whose father had been a British diplomat.

Jun 10,  · Since then, A Venetian Affair has been transformed into a show, with Andrea di Robilant himself reading the letters written by his ancestor, Andrea Memmo. The American soprano and long-time Venice resident, Liesl Odenweller, not only hits the high notes accompanied by Venice Music Project, a Baroque ensemble, she reads the letters that Giustiniana Wynn wrote to her lover.

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If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended. About A Venetian Affair. In the waning days of Venice’s glory in the mids, Andrea Memmo was scion to one the city’s oldest patrician families.

At the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old Giustiniana Wynne, the beautiful, illegitimate daughter of. The Venetian Affair is a spy film directed by Jerry Thorpe and starring Robert Vaughn and Elke Sommer. It is based on a novel of the same name by Helen MacInnes.

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If you want a. The Venetian Affair is a pedestrian affair moving at a paint drying pace and Vaughn after being television's urbane Napoleon Solo in The Man From UNCLE never quite got his teeth in this part.

Karl Boehm is a good villain and only at the very end do we find out who he is working for. Get this from a library. A Venetian affair. [Andrea Di Robilant] -- The author describes the discovery of letters written by his eighteenth-century ancestor, Venetian statesman Andrea Memmo, revealing a secret affair between Memmo and Giustiniana Wynne, a beautiful.

The genesis of this engaging book was a stash of letters the author's father found in the old family palazzo in Venice. Written in the mids by his ancestor, Andrea Memmo, scion of an ancie. He is the author of five books of non fiction: A Venetian Affair, a New York Times “notable book of the year” inset in eighteenth century Venice, and Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon, a widely praised biography of the author’s ancestor, Lucia Mocenigo.

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Dec 18,  · Review: A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century User Review - Nikki - Goodreads. I loved that this book was the retelling of an Italian love story (circa 's) told from love letters recovered from the attic of a Venetian palazzo.4/5(8).

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Its up to ex-CIA operative Bill Fenner to uncover the mystery. Robert Vaughns smooth, often playful Napoleon Solo of The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

was one of the superspy eras best-known agents, but playfulness takes a backseat to intrigue when Vaughn takes on the role of Fenner for the earnest non-UNCLE maneuverings of The Venetian Affair. The novel was adapted to film instarring Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray and Basil Rathbone.

Other novels of MacInnes’ that were made into movies include Assignment in Brittany, The Venetian Affair and The Salzburg Connection. Below is a list of Helen. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.

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Seventh Impression. pages. Pictorial paper cover. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and cr. Andrea Di Robilant’s A Venetian Affair is drawn in part from a cache of letters discovered by the author’s father in his ancestral palazzo on the Grand Canal.

Inhis ancestor Andrea Memmo had been introduced to a lovely girl of uncertain station (illegitimate, although her parents later married). Jul 25,  · The Venetian affair by Helen MacInnes,G.K. Hall edition, in English - [Large print].Author: Helen MacInnes.

An 18th-century affair in Venice revealed in the lovers’ myriad letters, some only recently discovered. The story seems to contain all the necessary elements for a riveting tale: a beautiful young woman, a charming, upwardly mobile Venetian politician, forbidden love, clandestine meetings, help from Casanova (yes, that one), covert correspondence, a surprise pregnancy, a suspicious mother.This book is that all-too-rare commodity: a scholarly page-turner.” —Patricia Fortini Brown, author of Private Lives in Renaissance Venice “This is a beautiful book about a strange subject: the custom among Venetian aristocrats of wearing masks in public.Click to read more about A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century by Andrea Di Robilant.

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