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By Lauro Martines

ISBN-10: 0099465868

ISBN-13: 9780099465867

ISBN-10: 0224072536

ISBN-13: 9780224072533

In 1700, a Venetian priest, Fra Benedict Loredan, compiles an meeting of records - letters, written confessions, top-secret kingdom records, diary excerpts, items of a mystery chronicle - which jointly inform the tale of 2 fanatics stuck up in a deadly and arguable progressive circulation which tried to put off the two-tiered urban of Venice: Leonardo da Vinci's architectural dream to segregate the wealthy and the terrible defined in his Notebooks and realised during this novel. on the centre of the narrative are written confessions, one via a tender lady from an aristocratic kin - Loredana Loredan Contarini - who writes of her disastrous marriage to a sadomasochistic tyrant and her next involvement with a innovative Friar - himself the second one confessor. As either fight to inform their stories and confess their sins, we're proven round the urban of Venice because it could have been within the sixteenth-century and given items of a story which jointly shape an explosive whole.

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