Agnes of Sorrento (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Agnes of Sorrento (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Harriet Beecher Stowe
     
 

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The heroine of this 1862 historical novel is Agnes, a country girl living amidst the spiritual tranquility of an Italian convent. With her hand sought by a cast-out Italian prince, she is torn between the prospect of love and her sense of duty to the charismatic monk Savonarola, the instigator of the original and actual fifteenth-century “Bonfire of the

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The heroine of this 1862 historical novel is Agnes, a country girl living amidst the spiritual tranquility of an Italian convent. With her hand sought by a cast-out Italian prince, she is torn between the prospect of love and her sense of duty to the charismatic monk Savonarola, the instigator of the original and actual fifteenth-century “Bonfire of the Vanities.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411437166
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
420
File size:
426 KB

Meet the Author


Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) was an American abolitionist and author. Her Uncle Tom’s Cabin, as both a novel and a play, reached millions and was responsible for solidifying anti-slavery sentiments in the years leading up to the Civil War. Lincoln called her the little lady who started a great war.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
June 14, 1811
Date of Death:
July 1, 1896
Place of Birth:
Litchfield, Connecticut
Place of Death:
Hartford, Connecticut
Education:
Homeschooled

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Agnes of Sorrento 1.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A nice poem book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The review for the poem was for a different book. Don't seem to be able to delete it. Haven't read 'Agnes of Sorrento'.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book needs sum help bcuz it iz borin im srry 2 sayy tht but its true