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Lucia A Venetian Life in the Age of NapoleonI read this book because I absolutely loved Andrea di Robilant s first book A Venetian Affair which like Lucia was also a non fiction book based on the letters left behind by one of is ancestors I agree with some other reviewers who said that the life of Lucia was not as compelling as the torrid secret forbidden love affair depicted in the first book That said di Robilant is a top notch writer and I thought this was an excellent book Di Robilant combines personal and global istory effortlessly and I came away from the book with insights into ow world I came away from the book with insights into Bloodleaf how world can change life trajectories Di Robilant also deftly brought out the complexities ofuman relationships The Confusion: Books Four & Five of The Baroque Cycle he takes contradictory situations people are awful to each other and yet love each other deeply andelps us understand Mismatch how that can be so I think I also loved the book because I was recently in Vienna and so I learned about many of the emperors and empresses that are mentioned in this book In general any Europeanistory buff should love to see what life was like during the age of Napoleon I Going All the Way Planning for a Marriage That Goes the Distance highly recommend this book Oh my goshow I enjoyed This Book This Is Definitely book This is definitely 45 rating for me so I might change the rating between 4 or 5 stars I Test logiciel en pratique had nevereard of Lucia and er family before this book In truth what really interested me to pick this book up was wanting to learn about what it was like in Italy when the French Revolution then Napoleon rose to power Never really gave much thought to How This Period Of this period of affected non French citizens Not only did I get a glimpse into what I wanted to know but I learned about an admirable person So very glad I chose to randomly stroll through the library I ave really enjoyed both of di Robilant s books about A Queen's Spy Plus The Tudor Heresy - Mercenary For Hire Series: Tudor Historical Fiction Novels - Adventure Fiction (Tudor Mystery Trials) his ancestors in Venice Both Lucia and The Venetian Affair are based on packets of letterse found Di Robilant brilliantly brings 17th and 18th century Venice to life For research thanks Dini After becoming reacuainted with an almost complete statue of Napoleon in what used to be is families ous. From the acclaimed author of A Venetian Affair comes the vivid and dramatic story of the fall of Venice and the rise of a new age during the tumultuous Napoleonic period as seen through the eyes of is great great great great grandmotherIn 1787 Lucia the beautiful sixteen year old daughter of a prominent Venetian statesman is married off to Alvise Mocenigo scion of one of the most powerful Venetian families But their life as a golden couple will be suddenly transformed when Venice falls to Bonaparte As the larger events unfolding around Lucia mingle with er most personal

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E in Venice and coming across Lucia while researching the life of Confederate Waterloo her father Andrea see A Venetian Affair Di Robilant was intrigued enough to delve further intois great great great great grandmother s life and by doing so uncovered an indomitable spirit who lived a long and fascinating lifeEngaged to Alvise Mocegino when she was just fifteen even in Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC's of Faith (Buechner, Frederick) her first letter toer future The Eatonville Anthology husband Lucia showed poise and thoughtfulness that she wouldave throughout the rest of er life Di Robilant s functional text embellishes little preferring instead to let Lucia tell much of it using the mine of letters AND DIARIES AT HIS DISPOSAL INCLUDING diaries at is disposal including daily letters to Das Glücksbüro her beloved sister Paolina with whom she nurtured a life long affection and intimacy particularly aser ceaseless striving for Bodies in the Bog and the Archaeological Imagination herusbands love often fell shortLucia and Alvise Daughter of Moloka'i hopped from one side to the other as Napoleon rose and fell first puttingerself forward in Vienna working ceaselessly to integrate The Santa Cruz Haggadah - Leader's Edition (Regular) herself into the upper echelons of society and then later finding some freedom and indepence in Paris where she stayed while accompanyinger illegitimate son in This Could Be Our Future his studies and spending time with the empress Josephine Despite aighly cosmopolitan life Lucia was first and foremost a Venetian and despite witnessing the end of the stagnating republic always arboured
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of it being re established to it in er old ageHer spirit was tempered by three early miscarriages when under pressure to provide a Interaction Concepts of Personality heir to the Mocegino family and byer Entdeckungsreise in Die S�dsee Und Nach Der Berings Stra�e Zur Erforschung Einer Nord�stlichen Durchfahrt Vol 1 husbands almost constant absence Yet Lucia did not sit and pine for Alvise instead managingis estates trying various agricultural based business ideas and educating Lace Leather herself in Paris still never giving up that she could stillave the perfect family life Alvise constantly sought to be on the right side during a tumultous period for Europe and was often ostracised for Instrumentation and Sensors for Engineering Applications his allegiance at one time or another He regularly saw other women and late on Lucia discovers an illegitimate child ofis own but she ou. Oncerns we witness—through er letters to er sister and other primary sources—her painful series of miscarriages and the pressure on Les chatons magiques - tome 01 : Une jolie surprise (01) her to produce aneir; er impassioned affair with an Austrian officer and its stunning results; the glamour and strain of er career as a Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World hostess in Hapsburg Vienna and lady in waiting at the court of Napoleon’s stepson Prince Eugène de Beauharnais as well aser intimate relationship with the Empress Joséphine; and The Texan her amazing firsthand account of the defeat of Napoleon in Paris in 1814 Iner later years Lucia