Presents a vast canvas of 16th-century Europe convulsed by wars and religious schisms as the modern world struggles to be born. The hero, Zeno, the bastard son of a Florentine prince of the Church and a wealthy Flemish banker's daughter, is an outsider, an intellectual in advance of his time.
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Book Description The Harvill Press, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002712199