Bones of the Dead

Bones of the Dead A swoon of a read Frances Kuffel author of Passing for Thin Elle Newmark s richly seductive prose brings to life the color and scandal of fifteenth century Venice Through Luciano a street urchin app

  • Title: Bones of the Dead
  • Author: Elle Newmark
  • ISBN: 9780595417391
  • Page: 231
  • Format: Paperback
  • A swoon of a read Frances Kuffel, author of Passing for Thin Elle Newmark s richly seductive prose brings to life the color and scandal of fifteenth century Venice Through Luciano, a street urchin apprenticed to a great chef in the palace of the doge, Newmark tells a wicked tale of political and papal intrigue In Venice where every whisper is a secret or a lie, Lu A swoon of a read Frances Kuffel, author of Passing for Thin Elle Newmark s richly seductive prose brings to life the color and scandal of fifteenth century Venice Through Luciano, a street urchin apprenticed to a great chef in the palace of the doge, Newmark tells a wicked tale of political and papal intrigue In Venice where every whisper is a secret or a lie, Luciano s initiation into the chef s spicy world makes for deliciously suspenseful reading Bones of the Dead is than terrific historical drama It s beautifully written, authentically detailed, and fiendishly well plotted It s the kind of book you ll want your friends to read so you can talk about it over dinner in your favorite Italian restaurant Drusilla Campbell, author of Blood Orange and The Edge of the Sky

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    1. Review by Tracee Gleichner"Civilizations are built on the bones of the dead." Sometimes I believe we forget about those that have come before us…this is evident in some of the mistakes that are made over and over again. History certainly has a way of repeating itself, but thankfully there is nothing about this book that is a knock off of something else you have read - it is truly original in every way. This book focuses around a street rat named Luciano and his mentor, Chef Amato Ferrero. Luci [...]

    2. Very well written, good story. Viciously anti-Christian and virulently anti-Catholic. False representations of history and the Catholic Church, extraordinarily twisted interpretations and the portrayal of Catholics as vile and stupid; it should do very well in the literary world.

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