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Saracinesca (Saracinesca, #1)

Saracinesca Saracinesca The Saracinesca series is perhaps known to be the best of Crawford s works Set chiefly in Rome twenty years earlier Saracinesca paints a rich picture of the period and proved to be both an immed

  • Title: Saracinesca (Saracinesca, #1)
  • Author: Francis Marion Crawford
  • ISBN: 9781414257426
  • Page: 452
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Saracinesca series is perhaps known to be the best of Crawford s works Set chiefly in Rome twenty years earlier, Saracinesca 1887 paints a rich picture of the period and proved to be both an immediate hit and Crawford s greatest critical success It was also a commercial triumph He followed it with two brilliant sequels, Sant Ilario 1889 and Don Orsino 1892.

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    1. Francis Marion Crawford

      Francis Marion Crawford 1854 1909 was an American writer noted for his many novels He was born at Bagni di Lucca, Italy In 1879 he went to India, where he studied Sanskrit and edited the Allahabad Indian Herald Returning to America he continued to study Sanskrit at Harvard University for a year, contributed to various periodicals, and in 1882 produced his first novel, Mr Isaacs This book had an immediate success, and its author s promise was confirmed by the publication of Doctor Claudius A True Story 1883 After a brief residence in New York and Boston, in 1883 he returned to Italy, where he made his permanent home He also published the historical works, Ave Roma Immortalis 1898 , Rulers of the South 1900 renamed Sicily, Calabria and Malta in 1904, and Gleanings from Venetian History 1905 The Saracinesca series is perhaps known to be his best work, with the third in the series, Don Orsino, set against the background of a real estate bubble, told with effective concision A fourth book in the series, Corleone, was the first major treatment of the Mafia in literature.

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