May 1, 1995
May 1, 1995
Eighteenth-century Naples provides the setting for the pain, fears, resentments, desires, and triumphs of peasant-born Guido Maffeo and patrician-born Tonio Treschi, two castrati--mentor and angel-voiced student--who strive passionately to live full lives
Tonio Treschi is the young heir to a Venetian fortune. After his brother has him kidnapped and castrated, Tonio becomes a singer, one of the Italian male sopranos known as the castrati, and determines to take revenge on his brother.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: General, Society + Social Issues, Conflicts + Dualities, Types of Characters, Human Qualities + Behavior, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, War + Military, Politics, Arts + Entertainment
- Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Genres
- Subgenre: Literary Genres + Types of Novels, General, Human Qualities + Behavior, Conflicts + Dualities, Society + Social Issues, Types of Characters, Arts + Entertainment, Politics, War + Military
- Edition: Reprint
- Language: English
- Author: Anne Rice
- Online Item #: 11602440
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-3166
- ISBN: 9780345396938
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported