The Duel (Paperback)

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By Giacomo Casanova, James Marcus (Translator)
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Having escaped from prison, Casanova became an exile, travelling through Western Europe and being given shelter on account of his fame. The story recounts the duel he fought with Count Branicky, a Polish nobleman, who had insulted Casanova over a ballerina.

About the Author


Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798) was a Venetian adventurer and author. Although he is remembered as a famous womanizer, he is also one of the most important writers of the 18th century.

James Marcus is the translator of "Collusion: International Espionage and the War on Terror."

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781935554493
ISBN-10: 1935554492
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication Date: August 16th, 2011
Pages: 70
Language: English
Series: Art of the Novella