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Casanova’s Secret Wife, a historical love story by BARBARA LYNN-DAVIS

August 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Porter Square Books hosts BARBARA LYNN-DAVIS as she reads her novel: Casanova’s Secret Wife.

Caterina Capreta was an innocent girl of fourteen when she caught the attention of the world’s most infamous chronicler of seduction: Giacomo Casanova.  Intoxicated by a fierce love, she wed Casanova in secret.  But his shocking betrayal inspired her to commit an act that would mark her forever.  Bringing to life a fascinating chapter in the history of Venice, Casanova’s Secret Wife is a tour de force that charts one woman’s journey through love and loss to redemption.

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Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.