Lucia in the Age of Napoleon
By (author) Andrea di Robilant
Lucia in the Age of Napoleon by Andrea di Robilant
Book DescriptionIn 1797, Lucia, a beautiful statesman's daughter was married off to a powerful Venetian, only to be caught up in the turbulence of Napoleon's march. This is her story, from dazzling young hostess in Habsburg Vienna, lady-in-waiting at the court of Prince Eugene de Beauharnais in Milan, single mother in Paris during the fall of Napoleon's Empire to Byron's hard-fisted landlady during the poet's stay in Venice.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780571233168
(198mm x 129mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andrea di Robilant
Chasing the Rose, Hardback (May 2014)
"The author of the best-selling A Venetian Affair now gives us a charming chronicle of his search for a fabled antique rose--a tale that takes us back to the time of Josephine Bonaparte, and looks into the future of this much beloved flower"--
Venetian Navigators, Paperback (April 2012)
In the 1380s and 90s, Nicolo and Antonio Zen journeyed from Venice up the North Atlantic, encountering warrior princes, fighting savage natives and, just possibly, reaching the New World a full century before Columbus. This title tells the story of their adventure travelled throughout Europe.
Lucia in the Age of Napoleon, Hardback (October 2007)
In 1797, Lucia, the beautiful 16-year-old daughter of a Venetian statesman, was married off to Alvise Mocenigo, scion of one of the wealthiest and most powerful families of the once glorious maritime Republic. But Lucia's life was suddenly transformed when the 1000-year-old Serenissima collapsed under the blows of Bonaparte. This is Lucia's story.
Venetian Affair, Paperback (February 2005)» View all books by Andrea di Robilant
The true story of forbidden love in eighteenth-century Venice between an Italian noble and the brilliant, illegitimate daughter of an English baronet.
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Author Biography - Andrea di Robilant
Andrea di Robilant was born in Rome in 1957, and studied history and international politics. He has worked as a journalist all his life, in Europe, the US and Latin America. His previous book, A Venetian Affair, was published to great acclaim in 2004. He lives in Rome with his wife and two sons.
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