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Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius

Simon & Schuster, 2016

The definitive biography of the impoverished child, abandoned by his parents, who became the famous writer, notorious libertine, and self-invented genius whose name still resonates today: Giacomo Casanova. Today, “Casanova” is a synonym for “great lover,” yet the real story of this remarkable figure is little known.

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Author Appearances

September 27, 2018 (7:30pm)
Salisbury House & Gardens
Des Moines, Iowa
History Series Talk: “Sailing Around the World with Magellan”


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    Casanova Paperback (US)

    The paperback edition of Casanova is now available from Simon & Schuster.

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    Casanova Published in Portugal

    Casanova now available in Portugal from Bertrand. Visit the publisher’s website for more information.

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