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The Girl From Venice

Martin Cruz Smith

A beautiful, heart-wrenching novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Tatiana and Gorky Park, set against the dangers of Italy in World War II as a young couple must outrun the Nazis to protect their forbidden love. Venice, 1944. The war may be waning, but the city is still occupied and people all over Europe fear the power of the Third Reich. One night, under a sky of brilliant stars, a poor fisherman named Cenzo comes across a girl's body, floating in the lagoon. He carries her into his boat and soon discovers that she is very much alive, and very much in trouble: born to a wealthy Jewish family who has been captured and deported by the Nazis, Guilia is on the run after she was found hiding in a local hospital. Cenzo decides it's the right thing to do to help her escape, never anticipating an innocent act of chivalry would quickly turn to love as the two grow closer. Set against the beauty, mystery, and danger of World War II, The Girl from Venice is a sweeping and romantic love story from one of our most celebrated contemporary suspense writers.

A beautiful, heart-wrenching novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Tatiana and Gorky Park, set against the dangers of Italy in World War II as a young couple must outrun the Nazis to protect their forbidden love. Venice, 1944. The war may be waning, but the city is still occupied and people all over Europe fear the power of the Third Reich. One night, under a sky of brilliant stars, a poor fisherman named Cenzo comes across a girl's body, floating in the lagoon. He carries her into his boat and soon discovers that she is very much alive, and very much in trouble: born to a wealthy Jewish family who has been captured and deported by the Nazis, Guilia is on the run after she was found hiding in a local hospital. Cenzo decides it's the right thing to do to help her escape, never anticipating an innocent act of chivalry would quickly turn to love as the two grow closer. Set against the beauty, mystery, and danger of World War II, The Girl from Venice is a sweeping and romantic love story from one of our most celebrated contemporary suspense writers.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

A beautiful, heart-wrenching novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Tatiana and Gorky Park, set against the dangers of Italy in World War II as a young couple must outrun the Nazis to protect their forbidden love. Venice, 1944. The war may be waning, but the city is still occupied and people all over Europe fear the power of the Third Reich. One night, under a sky of brilliant stars, a poor fisherman named Cenzo comes across a girl's body, floating in the lagoon. He carries her into his boat and soon discovers that she is very much alive, and very much in trouble: born to a wealthy Jewish family who has been captured and deported by the Nazis, Guilia is on the run after she was found hiding in a local hospital. Cenzo decides it's the right thing to do to help her escape, never anticipating an innocent act of chivalry would quickly turn to love as the two grow closer. Set against the beauty, mystery, and danger of World War II, The Girl from Venice is a sweeping and romantic love story from one of our most celebrated contemporary suspense writers.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Zach Appelman

Length:

8h 11m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:26


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:08


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:48


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:13


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

15:43


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

20:03


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

17:32


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

18:21


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

15:33


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

17:25


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

16:22


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

16:23


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

09:50


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:33


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

16:59


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

18:00


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

16:10


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

14:38


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

17:32


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

11:59


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:44


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

11:52


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

19:07


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:55


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:11


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:08


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

15:59


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:31


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:03


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

09:34


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

11:20


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

15:22


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:31


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:49


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

09:29


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:22


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

13:50


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

09:26


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:03


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:37


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:18


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

11:27


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

14:41


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:59


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

00:51