Een schitterend gebrek

Een schitterend gebrek

In zijn memoires vermeldt Casanova terloops dat Lucia een van de weinige vrouwen is die hij ooit onrecht heeft aangedaan. Maar hoe? Wat is er werkelijk gebeurd? Waarom deed Lucia afstand van haar geluk? "Een schitterend gebrek" is haar verhaal, het v...

Title:Een schitterend gebrek
Edition Language:Dutch
ISBN:9789029563352
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    Een schitterend gebrek Reviews

  • Jasminka

    I took with skepticism a book of Casanova's first love Lucia, thinking that it would be easy or foolish read. But I was pleasantly surprised...This is a moving novel about enduring love, mystique, sel...

  • Andrew Reeves

    Like all great books, In Lucia's Eyes shares a moral lesson. How do we approach/react to love in an unmerciful world. But more than that, Arthur Japin has crafted a protagonist that seeks to answer a ...

  • Marc

    Nope, it just won’t work between me and Japin. This book seems to give a brilliant portrait of the 18th century, revolving round the intriguing character of Casanova. In addition, there's a tragic r...

  • Gabri

    -- HIDDEN SPOILERS CONTAIN MAJOR SPOILERS! -- This was definitely one of the best Dutch books I've ever read!Based on a true story, this book tells us about Lucia, the woman who did Giacomo Casanova w...

  • Shannon

    My previous read (The House at Riverton) was a good premise moderately executed, while this book is beautifully executed and thought provoking. After ordering In Lucia's Eyes online, I was somewhat co...

  • Karin

    The translation into English is great. One of our best Dutch writers imo. We also had a wonderful book club discussion....

  • Silke

    One star... I don't like giving book 1 star but I just couldn't push myself to give this book anything more. I know this is supposed to be a bestseller and numerous of friends recommend the book to me...

  • Bregje (B a Reader)

    Because of the writing style it took me a while to really get into the story, but once I did, I thought Lucia's life was beautifully described. While Lucia did not always make the right choices, she d...

  • Tonya

    This is not a book everyone will enjoy. Its antecedents are definitely in some of the Romantic tendencies of Europe in the 1800s as those countries fought to move into the Enlightenment. Lucia's train...

  • Nele Rottiers

    All-time favourite!...