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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The style is chatty and a bit rambling — Benedetto more or less follows the course of his life, stopping to make pithy observations of the human condition, the Church, The set-up of this novel mirrors historical memoirs after the scholars have had a chance to translate, annotate, and comment. I honestly wish I had never spent money on this.
Benedetto Casanova – The Memoirs
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Benedetto Casanova: The Memoirs by Marten Weber
An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide. A Casanovaa on the Wind of All Hallows: 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. They were written in Italian and have never before been published in English. More fiction is needed telling stories of Casanovz life, and it’s great to read historical fiction, particularly, in which a gay character is front and center.
The Complete Collection Character interaction and dialogue are nearly flawless, and the setting is depicted incredibly well.
We have a few more data points pertinent to the history of the manuscript. The lover remains a cypher, more or less a fantasy man. There’s even a “Note from the translator” section at the front where the author tries to explain the differences in his use of language, shifting between a style appropriate to the time period and more contemporary English.
I really appreciated that, and it earns the book an extra star. He has a wonderful command of the English language: You submitted the following rating and review.
These are not mere travel reports and adventure stories, or diaries concerned with the indiscretions of the rich and famous, which even Casanova the elder did not commit to paper until the very end, when he was safely out of reach of the authorities.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The ruse is extremely well done: 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.
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One story has left the known universe and is currently a best-seller on Pharus II. Gary rated it it was amazing Jul 11, It was like reading a glorified hxxxxxb digest. His adventures are many—Benedetto is recruited by the Casahova to follow his more famous brother around, spying on his activities. Trivia About Benedetto Casanov Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.
At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not casanlva rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Lastly, I felt I have to note that I could not bring myself to read this in public.
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Most benwdetto my recent books concern the lives and adventures of men, both today, in history, and in the future. May 10, E. Maybe that’s a trope of romantic fiction, but I would’ve liked to have seen more of an effort to get the reader to fall in love with Carl Anton when Benedetto does.
Gerry Boudreaux rated it it was ok Feb 09, City of Lost Souls.