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    The Remedy
    by Michelle Lovric

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    • ISBN: 9780060837037 (0060837039)
    • Author: Michelle Lovric
    • Language: english
    • Release date: November 22, 2005
    • Format: hardcover, 448 pages
    • Awards: Orange Prize Nominee for Fiction Longlist (2005)
    • Genres: fiction, historical, italy, mystery, romance, unfinished, adult
    • Publisher: Harper

    About The Book

    I was an unwilling nun, bundled into the convent by a family that had briefly lost its head . . .

    The nuns caught me early by my sweet tooth, hanging sugared almonds, balsamic lozenges, and candied fruit in the humid swoop of the orchard branches whenever we went . . .

    I married Christ in a delirium spun of sweetened wine. I was only bitter later, when I saw little girls dreambound in the smell of almonds and burnt sugar in the orchard. For by then of course I knew full well … that God did not make such trees.

    So begins The Remedy, a lush and riveting new work of historical fiction by the author of the The Floating Book.

    Set against the vivid, haunting backdrops of eighteenth-century Venice and London, The Remedy weaves together the stories of three mesmerizing characters: Venetian actress Mimosina Dolcezza — snatched from a convent as a young woman, employed as an actress and agente provocatrice by powerful and shadowy European power brokers; the dark prince of London’s medical underworld, the roguish Valentine Greatrakes; and the strange, peevish child-woman Pevenche, whose fate and identity are at the heart of the book’s mystery. The love affair between Mimosina and Valentine begins in the wake of a murder and tumbles forward based on dangerous secrets and elaborate lies. As the lovers unravel the tangled truths of each other’s pasts, The Remedy lures us along a path from the dank environs of London’s Bankside to the vibrant streets of Venice, through playhouses and brothels, convents and crypts, with a sensual eye for detail that breathes heady, intoxicating life into the era.

    Long-listed for the prestigious Orange Prize for Fiction, The Remedy is scholarly, seductive, and teeming with Rabelaisian characters — a gorgeous novel that will keep the reader aching with suspense and haunted long after the final page is turned.

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