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The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant
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Oct 27, 09

bookshelves: historical-fiction, read-in-2009
Read in October, 2009

An intriguing premise (dead pious 16th c. nun discovered with large tattoo of snake on her body.) An interesting time (Florence during the end of Lorenzo de'Medichi's life and with a fiery catholic priest making trouble.) A girl who just wants to paint. How does she end up the pious nun? How does that tattoo get on her body? Read and discover!
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