The Betrothed

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The Betrothed

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Author :   Alessandro Manzoni
Publisher :   Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN :   9780241259078
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   xi, 811
Size (mm) :   181x111x35
Weight (g) :   444

Set in Lombardy during the Spanish occupation of the 1620s, this book tells the story of Renzo and Lucia, who are prevented from marrying by the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who desires Lucia for himself. Forced to flee, they are then cruelly separated,... Read more
Set in Lombardy during the Spanish occupation of the 1620s, this book tells the story of Renzo and Lucia, who are prevented from marrying by the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who desires Lucia for himself. Forced to flee, they are then cruelly separated, and must face many dangers including famine and imprisonment.