'I pity this house; the curse of God is hanging over it'

Two lovers must face tyrants, war, riots, plague and famine as they struggle to be together, in this teeming panorama of seventeenth-century Italian life - the original historical novel.

A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin's original covers.

  • Penguin Classics
  • Published 26th May 2016
  • 832 Pages
  • 111mm x 181mm x 35mm
  • 444g
  • £7.99