The Glassblower of Murano

by Marina Fiorato | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1905636245 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Tanumine of Råholt, Akershus fylke Norway on 10/13/2015
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Journal Entry 1 by Tanumine from Råholt, Akershus fylke Norway on Tuesday, October 13, 2015
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Venice, 1681. Glassblowing is the lifeblood of the Republic, and Venetian mirrors are more precious than gold. Jealously guarded by the murderous Council of Ten, the glassblowers of Murano are virtually imprisoned on their island in the lagoon. But the greatest of the artists, Corradino Manin, sells his methods and his soul to the Sun King, Louis XIV of France, to protect his secret daughter. In the present day his descendant, Leonora Manin, leaves an unhappy life in London to begin a new one as a glassblower in Venice. As she finds new life and love in her adoptive city, her fate becomes inextricably linked with that of her ancestor and the treacherous secrets of his life begin to come to light.

Journal Entry 2 by Tanumine at OsloS-OBCZ in Oslo Sentrum, Oslo fylke Norway on Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Released 4 yrs ago (10/14/2015 UTC) at OsloS-OBCZ in Oslo Sentrum, Oslo fylke Norway

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Released in the OBCZ bookshelf

Journal Entry 3 by CathrineB at Oslo Sentrum, Oslo fylke Norway on Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Thanks for this book :-)

Journal Entry 4 by CathrineB at Hønefoss, Buskerud fylke Norway on Tuesday, January 08, 2019
The beginning of the book wasn't very good, had to get past page 50 (approximately) before it became more interesting in my opinion. But then I started enjoying the book. An interesting story!

Journal Entry 5 by CathrineB at Hadeland Glassverk in Jevnaker, Oppland fylke Norway on Monday, July 08, 2019

Released 3 mos ago (7/8/2019 UTC) at Hadeland Glassverk in Jevnaker, Oppland fylke Norway

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This book was released at Hadeland Glassverk, in "glasshytta" where the glassblowers make glass of various kinds. Once I was there they made some beautiful flowers.


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