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A Venetian Affair

by Andrea Di Robilant

  • 18 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Knopf .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7425235M
ISBN 10037541181X
ISBN 109780375411816

The genesis of this engaging book was a stash of letters the author's father found in the old family palazzo in Venice. Written in the mids by his ancestor, Andrea Memmo, scion of an ancie. His latest book, Autumn in Venice, gives us the remarkable story of Ernest Hemingway’s love affair with both the city of Venice and the muse he found there – a vivacious eighteen year-old who inspired him to complete his final work. Di Robilant is currently at work on a book about the Venetian Renaissance.

Dec 18,  · Review: A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century User Review - Nikki - Goodreads. I loved that this book was the retelling of an Italian love story (circa 's) told from love letters recovered from the attic of a Venetian palazzo.4/5(8). Get this from a library! A Venetian affair. [Andrea Di Robilant] -- In the waning days of Venice's glory in the mids, Andrea Memmo was scion to one the city's oldest patrician families. At the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old.

Its up to ex-CIA operative Bill Fenner to uncover the mystery. Robert Vaughns smooth, often playful Napoleon Solo of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. was one of the superspy eras best-known agents, but playfulness takes a backseat to intrigue when Vaughn takes on the role of Fenner for the earnest non-UNCLE maneuverings of The Venetian Affair. The novel was adapted to film in , starring Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray and Basil Rathbone. Other novels of MacInnes’ that were made into movies include Assignment in Brittany, The Venetian Affair and The Salzburg Connection. Below is a list of Helen .


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Fenner burned Rosenfeld's message, reminding himself wryly that he was behaving in the very best tradition. This was a game not too difficult to learn/5(41). Feb 28,  · This item: A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century by Andrea Di Robilant Paperback $ Only 8 left in stock (more on the way).

Ships from and sold by /5(53). A Venetian Affair book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the waning days of Venice’s glory in the mids, Andrea Me /5. This book moved faster than the others I have read (so far) by this author (in fact, I read "The Venetian Affair" in two days).

Bill Fenner is a journalist sent to Paris to review and write some articles on French theater and the arts/5(52). A Venetian Affair is an enchantment. Andrea di Robilant hasn't just brought a splendid Venetian love affair to life, he has brought eighteenth-century Europe to life, both intimately and grandly.

This is narrative history at its very best. —author of The Half-life of Happiness4/5(4). PUBLISHERS WEEKLY AUG 11, The genesis of this engaging book was a stash of letters the author's father found in the old family palazzo in Venice.

Written in the mids by his ancestor, Andrea Memmo, scion of an ancient Venetian family, to Giustiniana Wynne, the illegitimate daughter of a British father and A Venetian Affair book Venetian mother, these letters helped complete the picture of a romance much.

Jan 24,  · A Venetian Affair by Andrea di Robilant Fourth Estate £, pp There is no sequence of buildings more haunted by their own ghosts than the Author: Ed Vulliamy.

Feb 10,  · Directed by Jerry Thorpe. With Robert Vaughn, Elke Sommer, Felicia Farr, Karlheinz Böhm. Former CIA man, Bill Fenner, now a downbeat, loner journalist, is sent to Venice to investigate the shock suicide bombing by an American diplomat at a peace conference/10().

My favourite book just so happens to be based in Italy at the most decadent height of the Venetian awordathought.com get a glimpse into the life and lifestyle of a Venetian nobleman, you could do far worse than to get yourself a copy of "A Venetian Affair". Jun 18,  · The Paperback of the The Venetian Affair by Helen Macinnes at Barnes & Noble.

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Communist penetration- the ways and means — has been a dominant theme in elen MacInnes' suspense stories for a good many years. This rounds out her contribution to this field with a story that probes the basics of brain-washing (whether the subjects be American, English, French or what have you); of the traps laid so that there is no turning back, of the ruthless, cold-blooded machinations.

In any case, no matter how the work is classified, A Venetian Affair is a delightful and gripping read. Andrea Memmo, son of an important Venetian family and a young up and coming political figure meets Giustiniana Wynne, a beautiful young woman from England who is living in Venice and whose father had been a British diplomat.

Jun 10,  · Since then, A Venetian Affair has been transformed into a show, with Andrea di Robilant himself reading the letters written by his ancestor, Andrea Memmo.

The American soprano and long-time Venice resident, Liesl Odenweller, not only hits the high notes accompanied by Venice Music Project, a Baroque ensemble, she reads the letters that Giustiniana Wynn wrote to her lover.

The Venetian Affair is a spy film directed by Jerry Thorpe and starring Robert Vaughn and Elke Sommer. It is based on a novel of the same name by Helen MacInnes. Plot. A former CIA agent, Bill Fenner, now a downbeat, loner journalist, is sent to Venice to investigate the Music by: Lalo Schifrin.

The Venetian Affair, novel by Scottish-American author Helen MacInnes; The Venetian Affair, American film; This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title The Venetian Affair.

If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended. The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes starting at $ The Venetian Affair has 9 available editions to buy at AlibrisPrice Range: $1 - $ The Venetian Affair by MacInnes, Helen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at awordathought.com Jun 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Venetian Affair book by Helen MacInnes.

Caught up in the deadly world of espionage in Venice, Fenner finds his life turned upside down as he tries to play a game the rules of which he does not know. Other Free shipping over $/5(3).

Apr 17,  · Buy The Venetian Affair Reprint by Helen MacInnes (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). About A Venetian Affair. In the waning days of Venice’s glory in the mids, Andrea Memmo was scion to one the city’s oldest patrician families.

At the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old Giustiniana Wynne, the beautiful, illegitimate daughter of. Buy a cheap copy of The Venetian Affair book. Free shipping over $awordathought.com: The Venetian Affair () by Helen MacInnes and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().The Venetian Affair is a pedestrian affair moving at a paint drying pace and Vaughn after being television's urbane Napoleon Solo in The Man From UNCLE never quite got his teeth in this part.

Karl Boehm is a good villain and only at the very end do we find out who he is working for.