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The Black Prince of Florence - Catherine Fletcher
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The Black Prince of Florence - Catherine Fletcher

"Nothing in sixteenth-century history is more astonishing than the career of Alessandro de' Medici". (Hilary Mantel). In The Black Prince of Florence, a dramatic tale of assassination, spies and betrayal, the first retelling of Alessandro's life in two-hundred years opens a window onto the opulent, cut-throat world of Renaissance Italy. The year is 1531. After years of brutal war and political intrigue, the bastard son of a Medici Duke and a 'half-negro' maidservant rides into Florence. Within a year, he rules the city as its Prince. Backed by the Pope and his future father-in-law the Holy…

Black Prince Of Florence - Catherine Fletcher
218,00

Black Prince Of Florence - Catherine Fletcher

The year is 1531. After years of brutal war and political intrigue, the bastard son of a Medici Duke and a 'half-negro' maidservant rides into Florence. Within a year, he rules the city as its Prince. Backed by the Pope and his future father-in-law the Holy Roman Emperor, the nineteen-year-old Alessandro faces down bloody family rivalry...

STOP THE TRAIN New Ed. - MCCAUGHREAN, G.
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STOP THE TRAIN New Ed. - MCCAUGHREAN, G.

Marooned in the vast Oklahoma praires, the newly settled town of Florence relies completely on the railway line beside which it stands. When the railroad company ruthlessly and spitefully decides to bypass Florence it seems as if the settlers' livelihood and dreams must wither and die. Somehow or other, the train has to be stopped - and the people of Florence will stop at nothing until it is.

FLORENCE AND GILES - HARDING, J.
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FLORENCE AND GILES - HARDING, J.

A sinister Gothic tale in the tradition of The Woman in Black and The Fall of the House of Usher 1891. In a remote and crumbling New England mansion, 12-year-old orphan Florence is neglected by her guardian uncle and banned from reading. Left to her own devices she devours books in secret and talks to herself - and narrates this, her story - in a unique language of her own invention. By night, she sleepwalks the corridors like one of the old house's many ghosts and is troubled by a recurrent dream in which a mysterious woman appears to threaten her younger brother Giles. Sometimes Florence…

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