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  • Published: 11 February 2002
  • ISBN: 9780140439151
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 576
  • RRP: $45.00

The Story of My Life




The 100th year anniversary Edition

Seducer, gambler, necromancer, swindler, swashbuckler, poet, self-made gentleman, bon vivant, Giacomo Casanova was not only the most notorious lover of the Western world, but a supreme story teller. He lived a life stranger than most fictions, and the tale of his own adventures is his most compelling story, and one that remained unfinished at the time of his death. This new selection contains all the highlights of Casanova's life: his youth in Venice as a precocious ecclesiastic; his dabbling in the occult; his imprisonment and thrilling escape; and his amorous conquests, ranging from noblewomen to nuns.

  • Published: 11 February 2002
  • ISBN: 9780140439151
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 576
  • RRP: $45.00

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