By Susan Swan
A dazzlingly imagined novel that embraces centuries, younger women, a long-lost magazine, and the secret of the mythical Casanova's final nice love.
It's 1797, and an getting older Casanova has back to Venice in cover to elude the experts. There he meets requested For Adams, the niece of yank president John Adams, who's accompanying her father on a alternate challenge, simply as Napoleon's military invades, throwing town into chaos. Casanova convinces requested For to desert her destiny because the spouse of a Yankee farmer and set out with him on a perilous event via post-Byzantine Greece to Istanbul, which she documents in intimate aspect in her trip journal-until the account ends suddenly.
Two hundred years later this magazine comes into the ownership of Luce Adams, requested For's twenty-first-century descendant, a clumsy and shy younger archivist grieving her mother's loss of life. En path to her mother's memorial provider in Crete, followed through her mother's lover, and entrusted with providing helpful letters via Casanova to the Venetian library, she falls less than the spell of the 2 adventurers and turns into decided to determine what occurred to them.
As their tales interweave, either younger ladies are touched by means of the spirit of Casanova, a guy whose urge for food for all times and beneficiant spirit ignites hazard far and wide he is going. through the top, Luce uncovers the destiny not just of requested For yet of her personal mom, and she or he reveals herself let out by means of what she learns approximately go back and forth, self-invention, loss, attractiveness, and, in fact, love.
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