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The betrothed (I promessi sposi)

Alessandro Manzoni

The betrothed (I promessi sposi)

a tale of 17 century Milan. Translated with a pref. by Archibald Colquhoun.

by Alessandro Manzoni

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEveryman"s library, 999
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ4714 A2 C6
The Physical Object
Pagination535p.
Number of Pages535
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15514095M

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The betrothed (I promessi sposi) by Alessandro Manzoni Download PDF EPUB FB2

Manzoni's masterpiece, "I Promessi Sposi" (), has the English title, "The Betrothed." Pope Francis has read this novel three times, and to this day keeps a copy of it on his desk and plans to red it again.

It is an historical novel. The scene is laid in Lombardi, Italy between andamidst war, famine, and plague/5(92). From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Selection series comes The Betrothed, a glittering royal romance sure to captivate her legion of loyal readers and lovers of courtly intrigue alike/5(34).

The Betrothed, or I Promessi Sposi, is a book on the magnificent scale of War and Peace or Moby Dick, and is regarded by cultured Italians as an equivalent achievement. As in many 19th century European novels, the authorial voice dominates the telling of the story, but Mazzoni I read this book, which, shame to say, I had never heard of before, on the recommendation of the Pope, /5().

Set in Lombardy during the Spanish occupation of the late s, The Betrothed tells the story of two young lovers, Renzo and Lucia, prevented from marrying by the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who desires Lucia for himself.

Forced to flee, they are then cruelly separated, and must face many dangers including plague, famine and imprisonment, and confront a variety of strange Cited by: 2. Manzoni's masterpiece, "I Promessi Sposi" (), has the English title, "The Betrothed." Pope Francis has read this novel three times, and to this day keeps a copy of it on his desk and plans to red it again.

It is an historical novel. The scene is laid in Lombardi, Italy between andamidst war, famine, and plague/5(92). The Betrothed is the first book in a new Young Adult duology. It is a royal romance.

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Author Alessandro Manzoni | Submitted by: Jane Kivik Free download or read online The Betrothed pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Alessandro Manzoni. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5.

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Alessandro Manzoni’s historical novel The Betrothed is widely considered the most important and widely read Italian novel. The book is set in northern Italy inat a time when the country was under Spanish rule.

Manzoni's masterpiece, "I Promessi Sposi" (), has the English title, "The Betrothed.". Pope Francis has read this novel three times, and to this day keeps a copy of it on his desk and plans to red it again.

It is an historical novel/5(92). Synopsis Set in Lombardy during the Spanish occupation of the late s, The Betrothed tells the story of two young lovers, Renzo and Lucia, prevented from marrying by the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who desires Lucia for himself.

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First published in as I promessi sposi, The Betrothed is the first modern Italian novel. Alessandro Manzoni was born in Milan to a noble family in ; although he was also a poet, he remains best known for The Betrothed.

He died in Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. In Italian culture, his reputation is secure, although it seems the lengthy book is the bane of many high school students. Perhaps some of our contemporaries find the plot too simple. The Betrothed is not the kind of story where the characters make a subtle psychological journey.

It is, rather, an episodic historical fiction in a vividly. From the Betrothed series, Vol. 1 by Kiera Cass the book ends on a hopeful note. Themes related to immigration and young women’s taking charge of their lives don’t quite lift this awkwardly written volume above other royal romances.

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