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Biography: Casanova

Biography: Casanova

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He was in turn a seminary student a soldier an alchemist a violinist a gambler and a spy. But he is remembered as the world's greatest lover. Casanova's name is synonymous with amorous adventure. His sexual conquests largely known through his extraordinary twelve volume Memoirs are legend but his life was more than just a series of affairs. CASANOVA recounts the dramatic story of this 18th century Italian from his expulsion from seminary school for moral misconduct to the countless political intrigues in which he was involved. Learn of his dramatic escape from a Venetian prison in 1756 and explore his role at the court of Louis XV where he was a favorite of the French monarch. A lover of truth who resorted to lies a diplomat who consorted with princes popes and cardinals and a con man swindler charlatan and spy the contradictions of an entire age are embodied in the legendary lover known as Casanova.


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  • Published: 1998
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: B080919