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The Doge's Daughter

The Doge's Daughter

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by Gabriella West
     
 

Enter the dark and deceptive world of Venice in the 1600s. Piero is a young boy from a working-class family who is chosen by the priests of the royal court to be castrated and to sing in their choir. Several years pass. Androgynous and girlish, yet troubled by the grim turn his life has taken, Piero is surprised to be singled out by the adolescent daughter of the

Overview

Enter the dark and deceptive world of Venice in the 1600s. Piero is a young boy from a working-class family who is chosen by the priests of the royal court to be castrated and to sing in their choir. Several years pass. Androgynous and girlish, yet troubled by the grim turn his life has taken, Piero is surprised to be singled out by the adolescent daughter of the Doge (ruler of Venice) for special favors. Headstrong and seductive, Elisabetta wants Piero as her lover and companion, especially after she leaves Venice to marry Prince Michele, a handsome young man whose desires for pleasure go both ways...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011533235
Publisher:
Gabriella West
Publication date:
09/25/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
93 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Gabriella West was born in Santa Barbara in 1967. In 1969, her parents moved to Dublin, Ireland, and she grew up in Ireland, studying English and Italian at Trinity College, Dublin. She graduated and left Ireland in 1988. She earned an MA degree in Creative Writing at San Francisco State University in 1995. Wolfhound Press in Dublin published her novel "Time of Grace" in 2002. It's the story of a young English governess who travels to Ireland in 1915 for work and falls in love with an Irish maid who is secretly caught up in plotting for the upcoming Easter Rising in 1916. "Time of Grace" is now available in e-book form (Amazon only; free to KDP Select subscribers). "The Leaving" was first published as an ebook at Smashwords in 2011. In 2015, her third novel, "Elsie Street," was published. Gabriella West lives in San Francisco, CA.

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