[Ebook] Secrecy By Rupert Thomson – Furosemidelasix.info

Secrecy It Is Florence, 1691 The Renaissance Is Long Gone, And The City Is A Dark, Repressive Place, Where Everything Is Forbidden And Anything Is Possible The Enlightenment May Be Just Around The Corner, But Knowledge Is Still The Property Of The Few, And They Guard It Fiercely Art, Sex And Power These, As Always, Are The Obsessions.Facing Serious Criminal Charges, Gaetano Zummo Is Forced To Flee His Native Siracusa At The Age Of Twenty, First To Palermo, Then Naples, But Always Has The Feeling That He Is Being Pursued By His Past, And That He Will Never Be Free Of It Zummo Works An Artist In Wax He Is Fascinated By The Plague, And Makes Small Wooden Cabinets In Which He Places Graphic, Tortured Models Of The Dead And Dying But Cosimo III, Tuscany S Penultimate Medici Ruler, Gives Zummo His Most Challenging Commission Yet, And As He Tackles It His Path Entwines With That Of The Apothecary S Daughter Faustina, Whose Secret Is Even Explosive Than His.Poignant But Paranoid, Sensual Yet Chilling, Secrecy Is A Novel That Buzzes With Intrigue And Ideas It Is A Love Story, A Murder Mystery, A Portrait Of A Famous City In An Age Of Austerity, An Exercise In Concealment And Revelation, But Above All It Is A Trapdoor Narrative, One Story Dropping Unexpectedly Into Another, The Ground Always Slippery, Uncertain

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10 thoughts on “Secrecy

  1. says:

    For those that don t know there s a museum in Florence called La Specola It s devoted to works in wax and without question is the most macabre m

  2. says:

    I look at this cover and go

  3. says:

    Forced to flee his native Sicily, Gaetano Zummo journeys first to Naples, then to Palermo before being summoned to Florence at the request of Cosimo

  4. says:

    This is a very striking book, one of the best novels I ve read for quite a while The last quarter or so didn t quite work so well for me, or I d have

  5. says:

    BABTBBC BLURB Some see you as a master craftsman Others say you re a sorcerer You re mysterious, obsessive Controversial Zummo a 17th century sculpt

  6. says:

    I enjoyed and disliked this book in almost equal parts On the one hand, the language is beautiful, the characters are interesting and the setting 17th cen

  7. says:

    Dragi moji evo od sino poku avam da shvatim kako je ovaj stil pisanja uspio pobrati toliko nagrada i da se poredi sa nekim imenima iz vrha knji evnog svijet

  8. says:

    I so much wanted to like this book From the sumptuous cover with gold titling and a pregnant woman half hidden by drapes of crimson, you are prepared for a fe

  9. says:

    Wonderful historical thriller set in 17th century Florence The novel drew me in by its fantastic sense of place and time, and then I got engrossed by the plot a

  10. says:

    This book confused me a lot I wanted to DNF it at least a few times but I kept going although I didn t see any point Also, it was kind of disgusting Definitely no

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