By Alessandro Manzoni
Set in Lombardy in the course of the Spanish profession of the overdue 1620s, The Betrothed tells the tale of 2 younger enthusiasts, Renzo and Lucia, avoided from marrying through the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who wishes Lucia for himself. pressured to escape, they're then cruelly separated, and needs to face many risks together with plague, famine and imprisonment, and confront a number of unusual characters - the mysterious Nun of Monza, the fiery Father Cristoforo and the sinister 'Unnamed' - of their fight to be reunited. A full of life portrayal of putting up with ardour, The Betrothed's exploration of affection, strength and religion provides a whirling landscape of seventeenth-century Italian lifestyles and is among the maximum eu historic novels.
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