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Leonoranora manin grew up in london but was born in venice. It was rejected by numerous publishers before being accepted by beautiful books ltd. The glassblower of murano by marina fiorato book club. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. In the wake of her divorce, she decides to move to venice, her birthplace and the home of a famous glassblowing ancestor, corradino manin. The glassblower of murano, which is partly set in 17thcentury venice, was historically accurate by constantly checking reference books. The glassblower of murano is one such book that lets us travel back in time with the young protagonist leonora manin. Read the glassblower of murano by marina fiorato available from rakuten kobo. The glassblower of murano by marina fiorato goodreads.
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