Hadrian the Seventh (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Hadrian the Seventh (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Frederick Baron Corvo

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Overview

Of his many books, Hadrian the Seventh is Baron Corvo’s best known. In this fantastical novel—which includes a flourish of autobiography—a humble British man named George Arthur Rose is elected Pope, taking the name Hadrian VII. He unfolds a grand plan to reform the church and better the world, but can’t help but push his own agenda as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411438798
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 02/22/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 356
File size: 518 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Baron Corvo (1860-1913) was born Frederick William Rolfe. An English writer, novelist, photographer, and artist, Corvo aspired to the priesthood but did not complete his studies. His early and deep interest in Roman Catholicism and supposed homosexuality helped to form his unique personality, which is manifest in his unusual prose style.

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