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The Betrothed

I Promessi Sposi (Penguin Classics)

Alessandro Manzoni

“The great plague novel.” —The New YorkerSet in Lombardy during the Spanish occupation of the late 1620s, The Betrothed tells the story of two young lovers, Renzo and Lucia, prevented from marrying by the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who desires Lucia for himself. Forced to flee, they are then cruelly separated, and must face many dangers including pl...
Publish Date
1984
March 6
First Published in 1840
Goodreads rating
3.82
ISBN
9780140442748
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Aug 19, 2013
I have read The Betrothed, by Alessandro Manzoni, three times, and I have it now on my table because I want to read it again. Manzoni gave me so much.      source