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Set at the time of the discovery of the New World, this is the remarkable story of Columbus’ affair with a mysterious Spanish lady – Beatriz Enriquez. Sabatini beautifully traces the course of their romance and the child that she bore him whilst also capturing all the passion of Columbus other struggle – against none other than the King and Queen of Spain.
Paperback, 388 pages
Published June 30th 2001 by House of Stratus
(first published 1941)
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Rafael Sabatini (1875 - 1950) was an Italian/British writer of novels of romance and adventure. At a young age, Rafael was exposed to many languages. By the time he was seventeen, he was the master of five languages. He quickly added a sixth language - English - to his linguistic collection. After a brief stint in the business world, Sabatini went to work as a writer. He wrote short stories in the ...moreMore about Rafael Sabatini...