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    The Most Beautiful Woman in Florence
    The Most Beautiful Woman in Florence
    A Story of Botticelli
    In 15th Century Italy, a girl as beautiful as Simonetta Cattaneo never wants for marriage proposals. When Marco Vespucci - a handsome young man, highly favoured by the Medici in Florence - asks for her hand, she eagerly accepts. Even before her wedding is set, Simonetta is swept into a glittering circle of politicians, poets, artists and philosophers. The men of Florence - most notably the rakish Giuliano de'Medici - are enthralled with her beauty. That she is educated and an ardent reader of poetry makes her more desirable still. But it is her acquaintance with a young painter, Sandro Botticelli, which strikes her heart. As Simonetta learns to navigate her marriage, her place in Florentine society, and the politics of beauty and desire, she and Botticelli develop a passionate intimacy, one that leads to her immortalisation in his masterpiece, The Birth of Venus. Alyssa Palombo's The Most Beautiful Woman in Florence captures the dangerous allure of the bond between artist and muse with candour and unforgettable passion.
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    Book Author
    Alyssa Palombo
    Genre Fiction
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781525253195
    Publisher
    Pan Macmillan Australia
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    11-Jul-2017

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