Jane Turner Rylands's Across the Bridge of Sighs: More Venetian Stories PDF

By Jane Turner Rylands

ISBN-10: 0375423419

ISBN-13: 9780375423413

ISBN-10: 1400079519

ISBN-13: 9781400079513

From the writer of the acclaimed Venetian Stories, a charming new assortment approximately Venice from the point of view of its citizens. A professor writes lectures on Venetian literature for American millionaires. A baroness falls in love with the architect restoring the traditional palazzo of her husband’s relatives. An formidable gallery proprietor sells a tender artist’s paintings speedier than he can paint it. a salesperson unearths the way to journey up a narcissistic race motor vehicle motive force who appears in a position to break out with something. As her characters negotiate the clash among culture and a quickly altering urban, Jane Turner Rylands attracts us deep right into a society all yet unknown to outsiders.

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