Sudden Death

Sudden Death

Book - 2016
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A 1599 Roman tennis match between the Italian painter Caravaggio and the Spanish poet Quevedo represents the way the world changed in their times, in a novel that goes from the execution of Anne Boleyn to Mexico after the conquest.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Riverhead Books,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ♭2016
ISBN: 9781594633461
Branch Call Number: FIC Enrig 3565
Characteristics: 261 pages ;,22 cm
Additional Contributors: Wimmer, Natasha

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elviejito
Feb 22, 2017

What a trip it takes you on- from the conquest of Mexico to the popes of renaissance Europe, King Henry VIII, tennis and a ball made from Anne Boleyn's hair, all woven together with a match between Caravaggio and a Spanish poet, the outcome of which isn't revealed until the end. Something to savor and enjoy throughout

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mclarjh
Sep 02, 2016

Very funny, and fast paced, if odd.

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