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By Silvia Stolzenburg

Venice 1570 advert: The well-ordered lifetime of Desdemona Brabantio is grew to become the wrong way up whilst she meets the temperamental common Christoforo Moro. regardless of a substantial age distinction they fall madly in love. The not likely couple will get stuck up in a whirlwind of emotion and forges a dicy plan: after a mystery marriage ceremony Desdemona is to keep on with her husband to the island of Cyprus. The battle-experienced basic has to safeguard the strategically very important island opposed to the Ottoman attackers. yet Moro has an enemy who betrays the couple and kindles a perilous intrigue…

With her edition of Shakespeare's “Othello” Silvia Stolzenburg demonstrates once more how she is ready to breathe existence into old fabric. via taking a look at the characters from a distinct viewpoint, they turn into alive during this novel. The authoress skilfully combines the tragedy of the tale with a moment narrative thread which completes the image of the time provided and transports the reader again into Sultan Selim II's court docket. stress and emotion lie on the middle of this ancient novel.

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