The Memoirs of Casanova (Complete)
This Tribeca Press edition includes the full original text as well as an easy to use interactive table of contents.
Histoire de ma vie (Story of my Life) is both the memoir and autobiography of Giacomo Casanova, a famous 18th-century Italian adventurer. A previous, bowdlerizedversion was originally known in English as The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova (from the French Mémoire...more
(The boy who never grew up)
I purchased what appeared to be an incomplete copy of this on Amazon and then went to the Gutenberg site to find the full 29 episodes of which one is rather incomplete. It comes with a warning:
[Transcriber's Note: These memoir's were not written for children, they may outrage readers also offended by Chaucer, La Fontaine, Rabelais and The Old Testament. D.W.]Giacomo Casanova. The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova d ...more
Der Mensch ist frei. Aber er ist nicht mehr frei, wenn er nicht mehr an seine Freiheit glaubt. je mehr Macht er dem Schicksal bemisst, desto mehr beraubt er sich selber jener Macht, der Gott ihm verlieh, indem er ihn mit Vernunft begabte.
Wer stark genug ist , seine Handlung so lange aufzuschieben, bis er wieder ruhig geworden ist, der ist wahrhaft weise. Aber solche Menschen sind selten.
In der physischen wie in der moralisc ...more
== This was crap. Rightfully, it deserves zero stars. Crap.==
I would NEVER EVER have read any part of this except that it was actually selected by one of our book club members! After several of us being in shock over the insane length of it, we were assigned several chapters each by the person who selected this tome.
He was so famous as a womanizer that his name remains synonymous with the art of seduction and he is sometimes ca ...more