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THE LAST QUEEN OF FLORENCE (working title)

Luca Scarlini

  • Original Title: L'ULTIMA REGINA DI FIRENZE
  • Publication date: August 2018
  • Publisher: BOMPIANI
  • Country: IT
  • 256 print pages
  • Historical

Information

  • Epoch: Historical
  • Time Period: 16th century
  • Location setting: Italy
  • Themes: FAMILY, Intergenerational, Marriage, Homosexuality, PEOPLE facing life, Looking back on one's life

Pitch

This is a historical novel on the Medici: bizarre and fickle characters, chasing a world that was slipping out of their hands.

Comments

Luca Scarlini is an Italian essayist, dramatist and writer. His texts are translated into numerous languages.

Summary

This is a historical novel on the Medici: bizarre and fickle characters, chasing a world that was slipping out of their hands. Through pages full of humor we meet Giangastone, the last heir of the Medici family, but also his father and his grandfather, all homosexuals, but all married to the heirs of European aristocratic families in order to ensure a future to their dynasty.

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  • Author’s biography

    Luca Scarlini is an Italian essayist, dramatist and writer. He teaches at the Accademia di Brera and in other Italian and foreign institutions; collaborates with numerous theaters and festivals in Italy and abroad. He collaborates with Radio3 and has written in many contexts about the relationship between music and society, intervening in the theater programs of various European theaters, also curating columns for the Teatro Regio di Torino; his texts are translated into numerous languages. His works include LA MUSA INQUIETANTE, EQUIVOCI E MIRAGGI, D’ANNUNZIO A LITTLE ITALY and LUSTRINI PER IL REGNO DEI CIELI.