New PDF release: Through a Venetian Looking Glass: A Novel of Remembrances

By Hans Peter Braendlin

A ghost tale, a swashbuckling romance, a puzzle… Jean-Pierre Petitfeu and his spouse, Claire, have frolicked every year in Venice, ever when you consider that they misplaced their ten-year-old son in a boating coincidence. every year they take common walks and devour of their favourite eating places, swept away time and again by means of the sweetness and historical past of Venice. at the first day in their 12th stopover at, Jean-Pierre discovers, hidden at the back of the cornice of a wall of their room, an outdated manuscript, the memoir of a guy named Giovanni Pietro Pofoco, who lived in Venice on the flip of the 16th century. wealthy with demise and fervour, Pofoco’s memoir reads like an event tale packed with intercourse and violence, with idealism at conflict with the corrupt institution. possibly Pofoco died within the early fifteen countless numbers, even though as we learn extra of this amazing tale, we may well come to doubt that he died in any respect. “Lovers of Venice, of background, of complexity will enjoy those repeated rambles throughout historic waterways and down winding streets. the radical is an interesting palimpsest within which a number of characters’ journals offer layers of expertise and inquiry.†—Sheila Ortiz Taylor, novelist “Braendlin’s via a Venetian taking a look Glass is an unique and nuanced evocation of Venice populated with compelling characters that ricochet round each other over centuries. learn it, like it, convey it to Venice, learn it again.†—William Luhr, Ph.D., Professor of English and movie, St. Peter’s University

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By Hans Peter Braendlin

A ghost tale, a swashbuckling romance, a puzzle… Jean-Pierre Petitfeu and his spouse, Claire, have frolicked every year in Venice, ever when you consider that they misplaced their ten-year-old son in a boating coincidence. every year they take common walks and devour of their favourite eating places, swept away time and again by means of the sweetness and historical past of Venice. at the first day in their 12th stopover at, Jean-Pierre discovers, hidden at the back of the cornice of a wall of their room, an outdated manuscript, the memoir of a guy named Giovanni Pietro Pofoco, who lived in Venice on the flip of the 16th century. wealthy with demise and fervour, Pofoco’s memoir reads like an event tale packed with intercourse and violence, with idealism at conflict with the corrupt institution. possibly Pofoco died within the early fifteen countless numbers, even though as we learn extra of this amazing tale, we may well come to doubt that he died in any respect. “Lovers of Venice, of background, of complexity will enjoy those repeated rambles throughout historic waterways and down winding streets. the radical is an interesting palimpsest within which a number of characters’ journals offer layers of expertise and inquiry.†—Sheila Ortiz Taylor, novelist “Braendlin’s via a Venetian taking a look Glass is an unique and nuanced evocation of Venice populated with compelling characters that ricochet round each other over centuries. learn it, like it, convey it to Venice, learn it again.†—William Luhr, Ph.D., Professor of English and movie, St. Peter’s University

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