Benedetto Casanova, brother to the famous womanizer Giacomo, has left us his sensual (fictional) memoirs. Read “Benedetto Casanova: The Memoirs” by Marten Weber with Rakuten Kobo. No doubt you have heard of Casanova, the famous seducer. All about Benedetto Casanova – The Memoirs by Marten Weber. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.
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However, I simply could not keep focused on the timeframe in which this “autobiography” supposedly occurs because of such phrases as “she had the hots for me,” or “he strutted his stuff,” and worst of all, “then he put his hand on his groin and shook his package.
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Benedetto Casanova – The Memoirs
The Red and the Black. Benedetto claims to love, but conflates it with sex, although he clearly can perceive a more emotional attachment.
Benedetto is supposedly acting as a spy, benedeetto by the Vatican to observe his brother’s comings and goings in the glittering royal European courts. The lover remains a cypher, more or less a fantasy man. Interesting, but not captivating. Funny and charming and delightfully frank on the topic of love between men Warning: One story has left the known universe and is currently a best-seller on Pharus II.
Russandol rated it liked it Mar 21, For a character who has as much sex as he does, he doesn’t take the sex for granted, but in the story, he never gives any other indication that he doesn’t take the sex for granted.
They contain much bolder accounts and statements, whose very nature, had they become public, would have landed the author and presumably his publisher in jail or committed to an even worse fate. Add to Your books.
There’s even a “Note from the translator” section at the front where the author tries to explain the differences in his use of language, shifting between a style appropriate to the time period and more contemporary English. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Benedetto is, quite simply, adorable.
Why, if Benedetto was prepared to share his work within a tue of young men in Rome, did he not have it typeset and printed for wider distribution?
benedettto Gary rated it it was amazing Jul 11, But it comes off as a little, well, sloppy. Benedetto is torn between his love and his youthful horniness. Benedetto feels like the latter. However, I think readers who are more versed in the story’s historical setting are less likely to have this problem.
His observations on daily life run the same range; one feels immersed in the period.
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The reader gets little sense of who Benedetto’s lover really is – he displays not much personality. Fifty Shades Trilogy Bundle. Italy is not a united nation benedettto this time in history and the Papal States are a political entity, not a philosophical organization.
The sex is quickly over, and topic changes drastically. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Two of the most egregious facts are that the younger Casanova preferred men, and that he was beedetto proud atheist—either one would have meant the end of his scholarly career, his freedom, or his time on earth, in particular if we consider that the book was written in Rome and right under the nose of the Pope, a great ecclesiastical and temporal power of the age.
Would you like us to take another look at this review? The back cover seemed too racy, even for a modern liberal arts university. Especially near the beginning of the book, he has a tendency to hold opinions that would be very unpopular at the time, and announces bendetto with total conviction.
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Benedetto Casanova: The Memoirs
Mar 30, Steve rated it it nenedetto ok Shelves: And the best part, for me, is that Weber details not just the parties and the opera houses and the drawing-rooms of polite society which are so often depicted in modern works about that time periodbut also the clandestine meetings between men who had to hide their sexual nature for fear of torture or death. I got this book in a giveaway on Goodreads, and I could not actually finish the book.
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