The Resource His last duchess, Gabrielle Kimm, (electronic resource)

His last duchess, Gabrielle Kimm, (electronic resource)

Label
His last duchess
Title
His last duchess
Statement of responsibility
Gabrielle Kimm
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
That's my last duchess painted on the wall... Seduced by the hot sun and blinding passions of Renaissance Italy, sixteen-year-old Lucrezia de' Medici sees a gilded life stretching ahead. Her wealthy new husband handpicked her to be his bride, and his great castle in Ferrara will be her playground. But Alfonso d'Este, Duke of Ferrara quickly proves to be just as dangerous and mysterious as he is dark and handsome, and the stone walls of the castle seem to trap Lucrezia like a prison. Only the duke's lover Francesca seems able to tame his increasing fury, as his desperate need to produce an heir drives him deep into precarious obsession. With her head full of heartbroken dreams, Lucrezia flees from him down a dangerous path that may cost her everything. Step into the elegant world of the Robert Browning poem 'My Last Duchess,' as imagined by Gabrielle Kimm, where she brings to life the passions and people of sixteenth-century Tuscany and Ferrara. It is a chilling story of forbidden love and dark decadence that will haunt you
Summary
Lucrezia de Medici enters into a tumultuous marriage with Alfonso II d'Este, the Duke of Ferrara, vainly seeking happiness with the mysterious duke who is desperate to provide an heir to maintain his family's control of Ferrara
Storyline
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Writing style
Character
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10028997
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kimm, Gabrielle
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Tuscany (Italy)
  • Ferrara (Italy)
Target audience
adult
Label
His last duchess, Gabrielle Kimm, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11433629
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402261527
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11433629
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
His last duchess, Gabrielle Kimm, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11433629
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402261527
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11433629
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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