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Frederick Rolfe
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The Venice Letters

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96 pages
Published (first published January 1st 1974)
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Boeiende en beklijvende smeekbrieven die schandeschrijver Rolfe (alias Baron Corvo) tussen 1909 en 1910 vanuit Venetië richtte aan zijn mecenas Charles Masson Fox, een rijke houthandelaar uit Falmouth die Corvo had leren kennen in de gondelstad en tot gids had gediend. De 25 brieven, uitstekend vertaald door pleitbezorger van het eerste uur Geerten Meijsing, schetsen de erbarmelijke omstandigheden waarin Corvo tijdens zijn laatste levensjaren in Venetië probeerde te overleven. Het zijn ...more
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English writer, novelist, artist, fantasist and eccentric. Rolfe is also known as Baron Corvo. His best known work is the novel Hadrian the Seventh.
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