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by Mary Hoffman
Hoffman explains in her notes that there is no Protestant Reformation in her parallel world, because Mary I, Elizabeth I, and Edward VII were all the children of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon (!!!). Interesting, considering Catherine was well past childbearing years when Elizabeth was born and dead by the time Edward was.
the stravaganza sequence. Stravaganza: City of Masks. He even brought library books into the bedroom and read to him, because Lucien didn’t have the strength to hold a book in his hands. Stravaganza: City of Flowers. Stravaganza: City of Secrets. Stravaganza: City of Ships. For Rhiannon, a true citizen of Bellezza. Every time I describe a city, I am saying something about Venice. Books that he knew already, like The Hobbit and Tom’s Midnight Garden, were followed by ones that Dad remembered from his boyhood and youth, like Moonfleet and the James Bond novels.
Grade 7 Up-Mary Hoffman's beautifully constructed novel (Bloomsbury, 2002) tells of a 21st century British teenager, Lucien, suffering from both cancer and the modern medical treatments for it, who finds that he can slip through space and time to a 16th century city that is a kind of shadow of the historical Venice.
Hoffman continues the story in the following books. Yes, the stories are all different, but she still manages to connect them in one way or another. It makes reading them that much more enjoyable.
Stravaganza: City of Masks. The city of Bellezza (Venice in our world) is astonishingly evoked, with a filmic eye to detail, from the sensuousness of silks and velvets, to the thrill and danger of assassination attempts both and foiled and successful
Stravaganza: City of Masks. The city of Bellezza (Venice in our world) is astonishingly evoked, with a filmic eye to detail, from the sensuousness of silks and velvets, to the thrill and danger of assassination attempts both and foiled and successful. The world of Talia is unforgettably and convincingly real. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
Stravaganza - Mary Hoffman. But for a moment, with her back to the throng of Senators and Councillors, she removed her mask and rubbed her hand over her tired eyes. Then she caught sight of her reflection in the long window. She regarded it with satisfaction.
At the beginning of the book Stravaganza: City of Masks, Lucien is being treated for a malignant brain tumour and is. .
At the beginning of the book Stravaganza: City of Masks, Lucien is being treated for a malignant brain tumour and is receiving chemotherapy. In Talia, where he stravagates to the beautiful city of Bellezza, Lucien becomes Luciano, the handsome young apprentice of the scholar, Senator and magician Rodolfo. He meets Arianna and learns his way about the city, before being plunged into a series of dangerous adventures involving assassins, political intrigues and the secret of stravagation itself.
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