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Venetian Affair

Helen MacInnes

Venetian Affair

by Helen MacInnes

  • 339 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Fawcett .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7567798M
ISBN 100449241963
ISBN 109780449241967

The letters describe a searing and illicit affair between the author’s ancestor, a great Venetian statesman, and a beautiful half-English girl. The couple pursued their passion with reckless abandon, offending nearly everyone, and even getting some help along the way from the infamous Casanova. Get this from a library! A Venetian affair. [Andrea Di Robilant] -- In the waning days of Venice's glory in the mids, Andrea Memmo was scion to one the city's oldest patrician families. At the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old.

  Review: A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century User Review - Nikki - Goodreads. I loved that this book was the retelling of an Italian love story (circa 's) told from love letters recovered from the attic of a Venetian palazzo.4/5(8). A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century by Andrea Di Robilant In the waning days of Venice's glory in the mids, Andrea Memmo was scion to one the city's oldest patrician families.

Click to read more about The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. All about The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Sign up /5(2). THE VENETIAN AFFAIR. By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Communist penetration- the ways and means -- has been a dominant theme in elen MacInnes' suspense stories for a good many years. This rounds out her contribution to this field with a story that probes the basics of brain-washing (whether.


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The Venetian Affair, written inwas the first of her books I read. I was immediately enthralled. I gobbled up the rest of her works with greedy delight and began watching for new ones with the kind of avidity other girls reserved for The Beatles or Elvis/5(53).

In the waning days of Venice’s glory in the mids, Andrea Memmo was scion to one the city’s oldest patrician families. At the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old Giustiniana Wynne, the beautiful, illegitimate daughter of a Venetian mother and British father/5(53).

The Venetian Affair by Andrea Di Robilant is one of those rare pieces of historical writing that reads like one of the great works of fiction. The book contains excerpts from the love letters exchanged between Andrea Memmo, a descendent of one of the founding fathers of Venice, and Giustiniana Wynne, whose background and claims to nobility were /5.

This book moved faster than Venetian Affair book others I have read (so far) by this author (in fact, I read "The Venetian Affair" in two days). Bill Fenner is a journalist sent to Paris to review and write some articles on French theater and the arts/5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Venetian Affair by Helen Macinnes at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Brand: Titan. 'The Venetian Affair' sounded wonderful.

Been to Venice so could follow the story perfectly, I thought. Halfway Venetian Affair book the book and they hadn't gotten to Venice yet. I got a bit bored waiting. This is the only Helen MacInnes book I haven't read through several times/5(46). The Venetian Affair is a spy film directed by Jerry Thorpe and starring Robert Vaughn and Elke Sommer.

It is based on a novel of the same name by Helen MacInnes. A former CIA agent, Bill Fenner, now a downbeat, loner journalist, is sent to Venice to investigate the shock suicide bombing by an American diplomat at a peace by: Lalo Schifrin.

Directed by Jerry Thorpe. With Robert Vaughn, Elke Sommer, Felicia Farr, Karlheinz Böhm. Former CIA man, Bill Fenner, now a downbeat, loner journalist, is sent to Venice to investigate the shock suicide bombing by an American diplomat at a peace conference/10().

The book is two stories in one: first, the doomed Venetian affair itself, between the impulsive Andrea Memmo and an illegitimate, half-English belle living in Venice, Giustiniana : Ed Vulliamy. The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes Helen MacInnes () was a very popular writer of spy fiction during her lifetime and unlike many thriller writers of her era her books remain in print.

Her husband worked for MI6 for many years, which gives her books a feeling of authenticity. Helen MacInnes became a published author in with the novel Above Suspicion.

The novel was adapted to film instarring Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray and Basil Rathbone. Other novels of MacInnes’ that were made into movies include Assignment in Brittany, The Venetian Affair and The Salzburg Connection.

Below is a list of Helen. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY The genesis of this engaging book was a stash of letters the author's father found in the old family palazzo in Venice. Written in the mids by his ancestor, Andrea Memmo, scion of an ancient Venetian family, to Giustiniana Wynne, the illegitimate daughter of a British father and a Venetian mother, these letters helped complete the picture of a /5(6).

The Venetian Affair ?rkvw. Buy a cheap copy of The Venetian Affair book by Helen MacInnes. Caught up in the deadly world of espionage in Venice, Fenner finds his life turned upside down as he tries to play a game the rules of which he does not know.

Other Free shipping over $/5(3). One of Robert Vaughn's 60s starring vehicles on the strength of his success in The Man From U.N.C.L.E., finds him as a C.I.A. agent in Venice up against foreign spies in a race to lay their hands Produce Company: MGM.

About A Venetian Affair. In the waning days of Venice’s glory in the mids, Andrea Memmo was scion to one the city’s oldest patrician families. At the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old Giustiniana Wynne, the beautiful, illegitimate daughter of.

A Venetian Affair About this book "You revealed all the mysteries of life to me. You gave thunder to my soul. You made my spirit delicate and noble" [p. These are the words of GiustinianaWynne, a young Anglo-Venetian beauty, to her secret lover Andrea Memmo, in eighteenth-century Venice.

Andrea di Robilant’s elegant and meticulously researched book about them grew out of his father’s. Book: A Venetian Affair M y favourite book just so happens to be based in Italy at the most decadent height of the Venetian Republic. To get a glimpse into the life and lifestyle of a Venetian nobleman, you could do far worse than to get yourself a copy of "A Venetian Affair".

A Venetian Affair is a feel good romance, that avid romance readers are bound to enjoy - The Never Ending Bookshelf 'I give this book five out of five stars. If you want a. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The Venetian affair by Helen MacInnes,Harcourt, Brace & World edition, in English - Pages:. A Venetian Affair (Book): Di Robilant, Andrea: In this Romeo-and-Juliet tale of illicit love, a discovery of a box of 18th-century love letters leads to this true story of Andrea Memmo, a great Venetian statesman, and a beautiful half-English girl named Giustiniana Wynne.About The Venetian Affair.

While on assignment in Paris and Venice, an American journalist works desperately to expose Communist espionage activities. Fenner burned Rosenfeld’s message, reminding himself wryly that he was behaving in the very best tradition.A VENETIAN AFFAIR By Andrea Di Robilant New York: Alfred A.

Knopf, ISBN: X pages. Bob Corbett September The “Prologue” sets the stage for this story. In very recent times the narrator’s father has found some letters in storage in Venice where their family once lived.