Vivaldi's Virgins by Barbara Quick
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Vivaldi's Virgins Summary
Barbara Quick re-creates eighteenth-century Venice at the height of its splendor and decadence. A story of longing and intrigue, half-told truths and toxic lies, Vivaldi's Virgins unfolds through the eyes of Anna Maria dal Violin, one of the elite musicians cloistered in the foundling home where Antonio Vivaldiknown as the Red Priest of Veniceis maestro and composer.
Vivaldi's Virgins Reviews
"Anna Maria's quest to discover her identity is the centerpiece, though readers may find it less intriguing than the other story lines .... It's a noble effort that misses a few high notes." - PW.
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This is Quick's second novel following Northern Edge, she is also the author of YA novel A Golden Web (2010). As of 2011, Vivaldi's Virgins has been translated into 14 languages. Quick lives in the Wine Country of Northern California with her husband, Wayne Roden, who is a violist with the San Francisco Symphony. Her son, Julian, is a student at Humboldt State University. More information at http://www.barbaraquick.com.
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