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5 edition of Casanova in Bohemia found in the catalog.

Casanova in Bohemia

by Andrei Codrescu

  • 137 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bohemia (Czech Republic)
    • Subjects:
    • Casanova, Giacomo, 1725-1798 -- Fiction,
    • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 -- Fiction,
    • Large type books,
    • Autobiography -- Authorship -- Fiction,
    • Libertinism -- Fiction,
    • Illuminati -- Fiction,
    • Bohemia (Czech Republic) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAndrei Codrescu.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3553.O3 C37 2002b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination512 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages512
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3560475M
      ISBN 100786243880
      LC Control Number2002024338

      The book covers Casanova's life only through , although the full title of the book is Histoire de ma vie jusqu'à l'an (History of my Life until the year ). On Febru , the National Library of France purchased the 3,page manuscript [1] of Histoire de ma vie for approximately €7 million (£5,,).   Giacomo CASANOVA ( - ).. Giacomo Casanova (April 2, in Venice – June 4, , in Dux, Bohemia, now Duchcov, Czech Republic) was a famous Venetian adventurer, writer, and womanizer.

      Casanova by living the fantasies of the faithful, knew their force. He knew that fantasies for women are as intense as for men. In that regard, he was a kind of genius, and his book Author: Clive James. One of the most beguiling stories about Casanova’s sojourn in Bohemia – now part of the Czech Republic – is that he met Mozart in Prague in , and that he worked on the libretto of Don.

      Kindle Store Buy A Kindle Kindle Books Kindle Unlimited Prime Reading Best Sellers & more Kindle Singles Kindle Daily Deals Free Reading Apps Newsstand Buy A Kindle Kindle Books Kindle Unlimited Prime/5(13). By: Giacomo Casanova () This is the first of five volumes. – Giacomo Casanova ( in Venice – in Dux, Bohemia, now Duchcov, Czech Republic) was a famous Venetian adventurer, writer, and womanizer.


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Casanova in Bohemia is a fascinating book. I liked, and was grateful for Codrescu's obvious and Casanova in Bohemia book research.

I have always thought there was more to Casanova, but was not compelled to do my own Casanova in Bohemia book. The characters are well drawn, particularly Laura, Casanova's maid and muse, and the settings are vivid/5(15).

Talk about a very different and unusual book. Casanova, the famous (or perhaps I should say "infamous") Venetian lover who lived in the s, has relocated to Bohemia, now the Czech Republic, and is attempting to write his memoirs while staying in his friend's castle/5.

Casanova in Bohemia is a fascinating book. I liked, and was grateful for Codrescu's obvious and careful research. I have always thought there was more to Casanova, but was not compelled to do my own research. The characters are well drawn, particularly Laura, Casanova's maid and muse, and the settings are vivid/5.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Casanova in Bohemia: A Novel by Andrei Codrescu at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Pages: Giacomo Girolamo Casanova (/ ˌ k æ s ə ˈ n oʊ v ə, ˌ k æ z ə-/, Italian: [ˈdʒaːkomo dʒiˈrɔːlamo kazaˈnɔːva, - kasa-]; 2 April – 4 June ) was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice.

His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during Born: 2 AprilVenice, Republic of Venice.

Casanova in Bohemia: A Novel - Ebook written by Andrei Codrescu. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Casanova in Bohemia: A Novel.3/5(1). Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt was a Venetian adventurer and author.

His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), part autobiography and part memoir, is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of /5. CASANOVA IN BOHEMIA Andrei Codrescu, Author. Free Press $25 (p) ISBN Buy this book The novel imagines Giacomo Casanova—the son of an Italian actor, who began his.

Essayist, deadpan NPR racounteur, and too-infrequent novelist Codrescu (The Blood Countess,etc.) offers a comedic take on the life of ’s all very well being a legendary ladies’ man, heralded all across Europe and doubtless on other continents as well for acts of shocking bravery in the pursuit of sexual conquests, but what happens when one such as Casanova.

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Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by lotu.t on September 7, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Get this from a library. Casanova in Bohemia: a novel. [Andrei Codrescu] -- "Depicts the astonishing life of the legendary Casanova, as the old adventurer relives his life while writing his memoirs in a provincial Bohemian castle at the end of the eighteenth century.

Far. Rich with eighteenth-century European social, political, and religious history, Casanova in Bohemia is an energetic and erotic portrait of Western literature's most beloved lothario, whose hedonism was matched by his creativity and wit.

Casanova In Bohemia. Written by Andrei Codrescu Review by Tess Allegra. Giacomo Casanova was born in Venice inbut author Codrescu opens his novel with an aging Casanova inhabiting a Bohemian castle writing his memoirs.

Of course, there is a maid to tend to his daily needs, but Laura is no naive nymphet. The elegiac atmosphere was somewhat diluted in the next room, where a book-lined wall electronically opened to reveal a dummy of Casanova dressed in 18th-century garb hunched over a desk with a quill.

"In his national bestseller The Blood Countess, Andrei Codrescu brought to life the bloodthirsty royal Elizabeth Bathory, who embodied nearly all the contradictions of the seventeenth century. Now he depicts the astonishing life of the legendary Casanova, as the old adventurer relives his life while writing his memoirs in a provincial Bohemian castle at the end of the eighteenth Author: Codrescu, Andrei.

Given how imaginative & entertaining Codrescu usually is on NPR, I expected more from this book. The premise is that Casanova is an old man living as a librarian on an estate in Bohemia & recalling his past adventures to a beautiful young servant who is repeatedly aroused, intellectually as well as sexually, by his stories/5(2).

Read "Casanova in Bohemia A Novel" by Andrei Codrescu available from Rakuten Kobo. An erotic, comedic, and compulsively readable historical novel depicting the beguiling Giacomo Casanova as he looks back Brand: Open Road Media.

Casanova unveiled: new edition of his book reveals the man who loved liberty as much as women This article is more than 7 years old. Bored and exiled in the pine forests of rural Bohemia, far. On the fifth of June, in the yeara body believed to be that of Giacomo Casanova, self-styled Chevalier de Seingalt, was buried in the graveyard of Dux Castle in the kingdom of Bohemia, in.

Beloved NPR commentator and popular author Codrescu makes a stunning return to historical fiction, detailing the adventurous life and erotic times of the famed illuminist Giacomo Casanova. Codrescu creates a surreal portrait of the legendary Casanova, as the old adventurer plays out his final years in a dilapidated castle in Bohemia.

Giacomo CASANOVA ( - ) This is the first of five volumes. - Giacomo Casanova ( in Venice – in Dux, Bohemia, now Duchcov, Czech Republic) was a famous Venetian adventurer, writer.Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt was a Venetian adventurer and author.

His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), part autobiography and part memoir, is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of .