The Story of the Betrothed


Umberto Eco’s beautifully illustrated retelling of The Betrothed.

SKU: 9781782690221 Category: Tags: ,
Author: Umberto Eco
Publisher: Pushkin
Product ID: 2587

Product Description

Lombardy, 1628, a time of oppressive Spanish occupation of Northern Italy, and of the Thirty Years’ War. The young lovers Lorenzo and Lucia, both from peasant families, are planning their wedding. However, the villainous Don Rodrigo has designs on Lucia, and the lovers are forced to flee their village. Their dangerous journey in exile takes them through one of the most dramatic epochs in Italian history, filled with war, famine and plague – will they ever be able to find happiness together?

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Weight .54 kg


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