* Reissued in a new look, the breathtaking historical novel about love, beauty, the politics of sex and the power of loyalty set in Venice, by the author of SACRED HEARTS, featuring a fabulous courtesan and her dwarf
Sarah Dunant has written eight novels, edited two books of essays and worked widely in television, radio and in print. Her most recent novel, the bestselling The Birth of Venus, has been the subject of major acclaim both here and in the United States. She lives in London and Florence.
'There is no more accomplished guide to Renaissance Italy than Sarah Dunant ...enthralling...will give the reader as much pleasure as Fiammetta does her clients' Daily Mail 'The best kind of historical novel...Dunant's story blends beauty and brutality