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Stravaganza : city of masks

Guided Reading Level: 

W

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Hoffman,Mary

Source:

Bloomsbury ; Distributed to the trade by St. Martin's Press, Volume 1st U.S, New York, p.344 (2002)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PR6058 .O3447 S77 2002

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6721427

Keywords:

Space and time--Fiction

Abstract:

Contents: Prologue: Reading the future -- Marriage with the sea -- Scuola Mandoliera -- Garden in the air -- Stravaganti -- Lagoon city -- Doctor Death -- Where beauty wears a mask -- Jar of rainbows -- Twelve towers -- Bridge of boats -- Hand of fortune -- Two brothers -- Death sentence -- Bridge of Sighs -- Language of lace -- Glass room -- Death of a duchess -- Viva Bellezza! -- Between worlds -- Out of the shadows -- Man in black -- Epilogue: Carnival.; Summary: While sick in bed with cancer, Lucien begins making journeys to Belleza, a place in a parallel world that resembles Venice, Italy, and becomes caught up in the political intrigues surrounding the Duchessa who rules the city.

Notes:

Lexile measure 920; Ages 11-15; Grade level 5.9; Fantasy