A Novel

Book - 2011
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Having escaped from Cyprus, accused of the murders of the governor, known as the Moor, and his lovely young wife, Iago is now locked in battle with Annibale Malipiero, known as Il Terribile, the chief inquisitor of Italy's greatest city. Is Iago a lone psychopath, or does he lie at the heart of a more widespread Ottoman conspiracy?
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805093704
Characteristics: 445 p. ; 25 cm


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ChristchurchLib Apr 27, 2014

"Accused of murdering the "the Moor" and his wife, Desdemona, Iago escapes from his prison cell on the island of Cyprus and heads for Venice. On his trail is the Venetian Chief Inquisitor Annibale Malipiero -- known as Il Terribile -- who is famed for his painful methods of extracting information. As Iago interacts with a diverse cast of characters from all walks of life, his background and motivations become clearer to the reader. For another interpretation of the villain of Shakespeare's Othello, try Nicole Galland's I, Iago." Historical Fiction April 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/42146534-cbfc-4ab9-813e-c35776aa9aed?postId=88f681db-41d1-4c1f-9572-092e11f59be6


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