The Glorious Ones
A NoveleBook - 2013
"Francine Prose is one of a handful of truly indispensable American writers." 'Gary Shteyngart The Glorious Ones are an unlikely troupe'there's Armanda, the cheerful dwarf and ex-nun; chattering Columbina; Pantalone the miser; and the wicked Brighella; all led by Flaminio Scala, the self-proclaimed most courageous man in Christendom. They travel up and down seventeenth-century Italy, performing in palaces and poor villages alike. For all their wild differences, not one of them is prepared for the arrival of the mysterious Isabella, their new boss.
Publisher: New York, NY : Open Road Integrated Media, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource