The Volcano Lover (Kobo eBook)

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This unconventional, bestselling historical romance from the National Book Award-winning author of In America touches on themes of sex and revolution, the fate of nature, art and the collector's obsessions, and, above all, love.

Immerse yourself in the various hues of 18th century Naples brought to life in The Volcano Lover. Susan Sontag audaciously unfolds the intertwined lives of the esteemed Sir William Hamilton, his illustrious wife Emma and the valiant Lord Nelson. Set within a vibrant historical tapestry, the narrative is studded with luminaries of the epoch.

Going beyond the boundaries of a traditional historical romance, it delves into deeper intellectual terrains. Inspired by figures from the annals of history, Sontag imparts them with a vibrancy that transcends the pages.

Experience the raw power of Vesuvius that stands as an ever-looming symbol, reflecting the tumultuous lives at its foothills. With its unique blend of feminist themes and riveting storytelling, this book offers an invaluable addition to the canon of American literature.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781466853607
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: September 30th, 2013