Garden of Venus: a novel

April 11, 2006|
Garden of Venus: a novel by Eva Stachniak
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Garden of Venus is the story of an extraordinary life woveninto the fabric of Eastern European history. A saga that sweeps from the olivegroves of Greece to the bazaars of Istanbul, from a draughty Berlin palace tothe inner chambers of Marie Antoinette's gilded Parisian boudoir, this is thelife of a girl-daughter of a Greek peasant-who became a courtesan, courtier,countess and confidante to tsars, queens and kings.

Based on the life of the famous and beloved courtier andcountess La Belle Phanariote, Stachniak's novel is brilliantly written andalive with unforgettable characters. Garden of Venus is analluring, sensuous and exotic saga from a winner of the inCanada First Novel Award.

Title:Garden of Venus: a novelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:480 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 1 inShipping dimensions:480 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 1 inPublished:April 11, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0006395430

ISBN - 13:9780006395430

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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