Valperga

or, the Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca

About The Book

The adventures of the early fourteenth-century despot Castruccio Castracani, a real historical figure who became the lord of Lucca and conquered Florence. In the novel, his armies threaten the fictional fortress of Valperga, governed by Countess Euthanasia, the woman he loves. He forces her to choose between her feelings for him and political liberty.

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  • Publisher: Start Classics (April 25, 2014)
  • Length: 401 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781609778804

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