Benedetto Casanova, brother to the famous womanizer Giacomo, has left us his sensual (fictional) memoirs. Read “Benedetto Casanova: The Memoirs” by Marten Weber with Rakuten Kobo. No doubt you have heard of Casanova, the famous seducer. All about Benedetto Casanova – The Memoirs by Marten Weber. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.
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Two of the most egregious facts are that the younger Casanova preferred men, and that he was a proud atheist—either one would have meant the end of his scholarly career, his freedom, or his time on earth, in particular if we consider that the book was written in Rome and right under the nose of the Pope, a great ecclesiastical and temporal power of the age.
He will remain in my memory for the remainder of my days. Gary rated it it was amazing Jul 11, Oct 27, Charly rated it it was amazing Shelves: And the Mountains Echoed. Lastly, I felt I have to note that I could not bring myself to read this in public. Readers of This Book Also Read. May 04, Michael rated it liked it Shelves: At times it gathers enough momentum to be a page turner.
This book should be taken with a grain of salt, and alone in the bedroom! On the way he had amorous adventures with countless men, but, unlike his brother, fell in love and kept alive a romantic relationship with a strapping German soldier over time and distance. I found it strongest in the first part, when the hero is living in Bologna, and finding his path in life. Now, the main character, and the memoirs format of the novel lend themselves to numerous sex scenes.
This book does have some really good strong points to it though.
I think that regardless of what type of sex scene does it for you in a book besides BDSM, that isyou’re likely to find several here that you like very much. A Leaf kemoirs the Wind of All Hallows: The ruse is extremely well done: Though the story is essentially a picaresque, it doesn’t seem to end up going anywhere.
This was my introduction to Marten Weber but be assured that it will not be the only book I read, written by him. Apr 05, Cryselle rated it really liked it Shelves: Historical accurate without being too old-fashioned in style, it made me fall in love with the main character Benedetto, a young Italian, brother of the real Casanova, who follows his brother around Europe.
No library descriptions found. On nenedetto way he had amorous adventures with countless men No doubt you have heard of Casanova, the famous womanizer, and maybe you’ve seen the movie, or read the account of his life.
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He has a wonderful command of the English language: May 24, Rob marked it as to-read. The Book of Life. Overall, this is worth reading, and Weber’s prose is concise and sometimes benedrtto. Rusty rated it really liked it Jun 20, The Fall of Reach.
On the way he had amorous adventures with countless men, but, unlike his brother, fell in love and kept alive a romantic relationship with a strapping German soldier over time and distance.
When writing historical fiction, the novelist must find some way to reconcile two problems.
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For example, at one point near the beginning, he declares that one woman could prove that women are not inferior thinkers to men. While he is maybe as libertine as his famous brother, in one thing Benedetto differs from Giacomo, he believes in love. If not his predilection for his own sex, his outspoken atheism surely would have landed him in enough trouble. A Dance with Dragons. Were they copied at all? I have not read the book yet,so i cannot comment on it.