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School for girls know little of that milieu–until they come of age Elena is forced to wed the head of the Celano clan a jealous brutal man while Marietta marries Domenico Torrisi whose family vendetta with the Celanos is centuries old Tradition dictates that the friends should never speak again but their bond is too strong to break As the French Revolution unsettl. The Venetian Mask by Rosalind Laker is a dramatic and romantic novel about two orphaned girls who reside in the famous Ospedale Della Pieta The Pieta is renowned for its beauti

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The Venetian Mask A Novel

Enduring friendships and long held vendettas come alive against the splendor and decadence of eighteenth century VeniceIn 1775 Venice–known to outsiders as “the brothel of Europe”–the tradition of mask wearing has allowed adultery and debauchery to flourish But Marietta and Elena two dear friends at the Ospedale della Pietà a world famous orphanage and music. My love affair with Rosalind Laker began after reading To Dance with Kings What a wonderful novel And while I liked The Venetian Mask I do agree with other reviewers that her n

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Es all of Europe Elena’s husband frames Domenico and he becomes a political prisoner Marietta and Elena plot to save him and the women discover that Venetian masks have noble purposes too–but will their efforts put their own lives at riskEmbodying the glitter and the treachery of the city it portrays The Venetian Mask will keep you turning pages long into the nig. Rosalind Laker is fast becoming one of my favorite historical fiction authors I have also read her novel The House by the Fjord and I just started two others To Dream of Snowan


10 thoughts on “The Venetian Mask A Novel

  1. says:

    My love affair with Rosalind Laker began after reading To Dance with Kings What a wonderful novel And while I liked The Venetian Mask I do agree with other reviewers that her novels have a bit of a pattern to them However we are also in agreement that it doesn't make the story less for it The story starts off slow but no worries it

  2. says:

    This spellbinding story of friendship and perseverance kept me riveted The strength that Marietta exhibits throughout the story is inspiring and gives an interesting perspective on women of this time period The c

  3. says:

    Great book about life in Venice cerca 1700 Teh book concentrates on two girls raised in an orphanage and schooled in music They grow and marry two opposing families The story is chock full of adventure and thick plots Very good read

  4. says:

    This is a wonderful read about two friends in 1775 Venice Both are singers who must marry wealthy men Remember that women have few rights and privileges in this era However the men the friends marry are vicious enemies For Elena whose love dies from illness just prior to their marriage marriage to his brother Filippo is a nightmare

  5. says:

    Read this novel in a Reader's Digest Condensed collection when I was a kid and it left a lasting impression A Gothic novel set in the glittering glamorous ugly world of Venice

  6. says:

    The Venetian Mask by Rosalind Laker is a dramatic and romantic novel about two orphaned girls who reside in the famous Ospedale Della Pieta The Pieta is renowned for its beautiful and innocent girls who are presented to society through their music and artistic talents Marietta and Elena as they reach adulthood each engage in personal and often devastating pursuits for love all the while maintaining that cherished and l

  7. says:

    Set in 18th century Venice this novel is about three orphaned girls who grow up together at a special charity music school called the Ospedale della Pieta They are all brilliant musicians but instead of pursuing th

  8. says:

    Rosalind Laker is fast becoming one of my favorite historical fiction authors I have also read her novel The Ho

  9. says:

    I'm not sure why I kept passing this on my reading list at the library but I did for several months Previously having read and enjoyed The Golden Tulip it just didn't make sense Maybe I just needed a break from historical fiction Regardless I finally cracked open the ebook and started and once I got into it I rea

  10. says:

    The plot described in the jacket copy of this novel doesn't even come into play until past the half way point I felt that it was much romance than historical fiction so I felt I had been misled I was disappointed and felt that it was simplistic