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Read online Atmospheres Apollinaire.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Atmospheres Apollinaire i Short listed for the Governor General s Literary Award for Fiction Ottawa Carleton Book Award and Trillium Book Award i .

Paris the City of Light was once the scene of a brilliant magnesium flare host to the belle epoque from to Tempting poets painters writers and composers from across Europe the city relied on one man to move among them all Guillaume Apollinaire His contemporaries called him brilliant mad whimsical He was the bastard son of an Italian cavalry officer and a Polish woman addicted to gambling but nevertheless let it be rumoured around Paris that he was the son of the pope by Mark Frutkin

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Atmospheres Apollinaire
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Number of Pages:217
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No description available, Cremona Italy With manservant insolent dwarf Omero priest Fabrizio Cambiati a priest climbs town clocktower to await the return of a comet after years His telescope sees commedia dell arte players in town square and a Jesuit in a carriage same Jesuit Michele Archenti is a Devil s Advocate to judge sainthood of same Fabrizio years later, This magical new novel by Governor General and Trillium Prize nominee Mark Frutkin set in th century Venice and Cathay is a dazzling fresco of shimmering language brimming with golden tableaus of arid deserts and cobblestone alleys the wafting scent of cardomin and the mystical trill of a praying friar It is the story of Marco Polo as he is about to set sail on an arduous and lengthy pilgrimage with his father uncle and faithful guide across the sun soaked silk route the rich path of the carpet makers and the black seas of the Indian Ocean br br Doggedly pursued by a vengeful assassin of the Venetian Doge Marco is eager to arrive in the promised land of the mighty Kublai Khan and bask in the safety offered by his royal legions But while enjoying the myths of the new land Polo is haunted by the recurring appearance of a winged lion which lurks behind his dreams and roams the palace of his heart Even upon his return to Venice a naval battle and capture by their rival Genoa even as he languishes in an enemy jail cell recounting his trials to an incredulous inmate there is always the heartbeat of the lion, In escalating violence and unrest in Spain explodes into civil war Sandro Risco Canovas an apolitical but unlucky engineering student is guilty by association and is named among the hundreds on Franco s blacklist Hunted by the police he seeks refuge with Jorge a wounded zealot and Teresa a revolutionary spy He is forced to flee the city alone posing as a priest along the sacred pilgrimage route the Saint James Way On his trusty bicycle Libertad a la Don Quixote Sandro makes his way toward his seaside village of Arcasella With the help of a leftist partisan from Canada Sandro hides in the branches of a towering beech tree Once home he retreats into a secret cave setting in motion an elaborate deception