History of My Life, Volumes 7-8
Giacomo Casanova was born in Venice in 1725. His parents, both actors, wanted him to become a priest, but their hopes were dashed when, at sixteen, he was expelled from the seminary for immoral misconduct. Probably best-known for his reputation as a womanizer, Casanova was in turn a secretary, a soldier in the Venetian army, a preacher, an alchemist, a gambler, a violinist, a lottery director, and a spy. He translated Homer's Iliad into Italian and collaborated with Da Ponte on the libretto for Mozart's Don Giovanni. He retired in 1785 to the castle of a friend - Count Waldstein of Bohemia - in order to write his memoirs.
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Review: History of My Life, Vols 1-2 (History of My Life)User Review - Katie Donaldson - Goodreads
Long book with at times amusing stories of the trouble Casanova finds himself, however i think i expected more of the writing, or work, or something instead Casanova seems to tell his story as one ... Read full review
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