Set in Renaissance Italy this novel evokes the power politics, intrigues, rivalries and betrayals surrounding the life of a woman of modest birth who ascends the social scale, arousing strong partisan passions. The author won the Prix Concourt for "Week-end at Zuydecoote".
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Original Language: French
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Book Description The Harvill Press, 1989. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP83227952
Book Description Collins. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear, and the pages have only minimal creases. Bookseller Inventory # G0002713454I3N00
Book Description Collins. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Bookseller Inventory # G0002713454I5N10
Book Description THE HARVILL PRESS, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Ex Library. Bookseller Inventory # BBI64166
Book Description Collins., 1989. Book Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Book-VG. DJ-VG. 9.5x6.5. 409pp. Bookseller Inventory # 370653
Book Description Collins Harvil, 1989. Cloth Black. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Love and murder in 16th century Italy Hardback with black cloth boards in very good condition, some v. slight bumping and a little scuffing to top edge. Dustwrapper very good, small tear to top of one corner, some slight scufffing to corners. Clean, tight and bright interior. Bookseller Inventory # 732
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 8vo. Dustjacket very good plus. Moderate scrape to front cover near flap fold. Mild scuffing to back panel. Illustration of 'Femme sa toilette' by Titian to glossy dark jacket front. Black and white photograph of author to rear panel. Gilt debossed lettering to spine of very crisp, sharp, cloth-covered black boards. 409 pp. Very clean, tight, bright. Translated from the French by Barbara Bray. Her name was Vittoria. Married to a man she did not love, and loved a man she could not marry. Set in Renaissance Italy, it is a story of passions, jealousies, suspicions and betrayals. Worshipped and scorned, despite all else, the idol "left an indelible mark on the Rome of her day," (front flap). Bookseller Inventory # 4319
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. first edition book is tight with no markings, dj has some light rubbing and edges have curling/creasing Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 014260
Book Description Collins Harvill, UK, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 6."x 9.1/2". Bookseller Inventory # 031362
Book Description Collins Harvill, London, 1989. Paper Covered Bds. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First GB. Trans. from the French by Barbara Bray. Fictional life of Vittoria Peretti. Bookseller Inventory # 001261