From Publishers Weekly
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A fine historical mystery. I really felt I learned a lot about the history of glass blowing in Venice. It was a fascinating book.
Also, it was a travel log on Venice.
If I hadn't recently been to Venice and visited Murano, this wouldn't have meant very much to me. Not especially well-written, either.Published 15 days ago by Virginia Siever
This book was very suspenseful from the first sentence of the story. It was a bit mind-tingling the way the writer went back and forth into the past and then back to the present,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by PatriciaS
Great read...enjoyable as well as informative & educational.Published 2 months ago by catherine t fitzpatrick
The late 1600s when Venice was flying and glass was hugely prized. Modern day Nora Manin decides to return to the city of her ancestors and become a glass blowing apprentice. Read morePublished 2 months ago by TripFiction
Intriguing story. Quite good and nice sampling of life in Venice as well as a glimpse into the glassblowing guild of that time. Quite intriguing.Published 3 months ago by rev2000
Good story, however Amazon needs to do a better job packaging books as this arrived damaged. I wonder if they've changed their shipping at all ?Published 3 months ago by Kitty1854
Marina hit the bell again. A wonderful read! Go for it, you'll be well served by this book.Published 4 months ago by Thomas H. Burnside