The Lion And The Rose by Riccardo BruniThe Lion And The Rose by Riccardo Bruni

The Lion And The Rose

byRiccardo Bruni

Paperback | October 6, 2015

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In sixteenth-century Venice three bodies surface in the dark waters of the Canal Grande. Entrenched in a terrible war with the Turks and caught in a political struggle between power-hungry Pope Alexander VI and the newly elected Doge Loredan, the people of Venice fear that a demon has come to exact divine punishment for their sins.

Doge Loredan is determined to find the real culprit before the Pope can turn the people against him. To do so, he hires unorthodox German monk Mathias to investigate the murders. Soon Lorenzo Scarpa, a young printer and nephew to one of the victims, joins in the search. The mystery leads them into Venice’s underground printing industry, where they learn of a dangerous book hidden somewhere in the city, a book whose secrets could determine the destiny of the Republic—a book that others are more than willing to kill for.

Riccardo Bruni is an Italian journalist who writes for newspapers, magazines, webzines, and blogs. The Night of the Moths is his second novel translated into English, following The Lion and the Rose. La stagione del biancospino (The Hawthorne Season) will be his next translated work. He is also the author of the novels La lunga notte d...
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Title:The Lion And The RoseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:361 pages, 8.4 × 5.9 × 0.7 inPublished:October 6, 2015Publisher:Amazon PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1503948323

ISBN - 13:9781503948327

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